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Table, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Table, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Resource Typeimage
TitleTable, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Coverage / Year1800 to 1900; Antebellum Springfield, IL
DescriptionSmall table stand, two shelves, bracket feet. Side rails curve up to cornice-style support for top shelf. Bottom shelf solid, but narrower than top. Top shelf has two supports at inner side of rails, rectangular with rounded ends. Bottom shelf long, rectangular. L 23 1/2" x H 23" x W 15 1/2".
InterpretationThis table belonged to Abraham Lincoln during his residence in Springfield, IL 1844-1861. Lincoln gave the table to cabinet maker Matrin Ehman after the latter completed some work for the Lincolns.
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; Table
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 75
CONTENTdm file name67128212212003_75-1.jpg
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