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Photographic print of Lincoln Home
Photographic print of Lincoln Home
Resource Typeimage
TitlePhotographic print of Lincoln Home
Coverage / Year1888 to 1893; Late Victorian, Springfield, IL
Descriptionca. 1890 dry-plate photograph of Lincoln Home, with Osborn Oldroyd standing out front. Sepia tone, shows West (front) and South sides of house; large tree in front, other houses immediately next to and behind, with outbuildings in back. Oldroyd, in bowler hat, stands near corner, looking away from camera, hitching post nearby at end of sidewalk. L 14.1 W 10 cm.
InterpretationOldroyd served as the first caretaker of the Lincoln Home. He was also instrumental in forming the basis for the collection of furniture now on display in the Home.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities
Learning Standards16 History
Author or CreatorUnknown
SourceThe Railsplitter Magazine, New York, NY.
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Oldroyd, Osbourne H. (Osborn Hamline), 1842-1930; Caretaker
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 8317
CONTENTdm file name9533918142003_8317-1.jpg
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