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Rocking Chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Rocking Chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Resource Typeimage
TitleRocking Chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Coverage / Year1800 to 1900; Antebellum Springfield, IL
DescriptionUnholstered rocker. Curved back, arm rails padded on top, extend around to front with scroll carving at hand grip. Carved line at seat; front of seat curved, sloping down to back. Front legs at seat bottom rail rounded, bow to rocker; front of rocker rounded. Upholstered in black horsehair. H 40" x D 20".
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; Antebellum; Furniture; Furnishings
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 64
CONTENTdm file name34342202212003_64-1.jpg
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