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Chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Resource Typeimage
TitleChair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Coverage / Year1800 to 1850; Victorian/Antebellum Springfield, IL
DescriptionCaned seat Empire side chair. Seat is a modified shield shape, with raised rim, front, and sides. Back has two curved rails. Back legs are slightly curved, front legs cyma curve. Wide, flat, bowed stretcher at front, two rounded stretchers at each side. One round stretcher at back. H 32" x W 17" x D 15 1/2".
InterpretationBelonged to Abraham Lincoln during his residence in Springfield, IL, 1844-1861.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities
Learning Standards16 History
Author or CreatorUnknown
SourceOn exhibit at Lincoln Home National Historic Site.
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Antebellum; Furnishings; Chairs; Seat furniture
Collection PublisherLincoln Home National Historic Site
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statement
Resource IdentifierLIHO 26
CONTENTdm file name92117231712003_26-1.jpg
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