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Desk, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Desk, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Resource Typeimage
TitleDesk, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Coverage / Year1840 to 1855; Antebellum Springfield, IL
DescriptionDark stained pine desk. Two rows of open cubbyholes above desk lid. Lid has hinges and lifts up. Slant-top lid and writing area. Very plain, crude craftsmanship. H 74 13/16" x W 11 1/4" x L 26".
InterpretationBelonged to Abraham Lincoln during his residence in Springfield, IL, 1844-1861. Part of the original Osborne Oldroyd Collection.
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. Originally from Ford's Theatre National Historic Site, Washington, D.C.
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Furniture; Furnishings; Desks
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 5404
CONTENTdm file name1252614362003_5404.jpg
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