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Chest of drawers, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Chest of drawers, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Resource Typeimage
TitleChest of drawers, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Coverage / Year1820 to 1840; Federal/Early Victorian, Springfield, IL
DescriptionSheraton-style walnut bureau, with walnut burl veneer on bowed drawer fronts and drawer separators. Fluted-front side columns and four identically turned Sheraton-style legs. H 39 3/8" x W 41" x D 21".
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. Transferred from Lincoln Collection at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Federal; Victorian; Furniture; Furnishings; Clothing; Storage; Sheraton; Chest of drawers
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 1126
CONTENTdm file name6715513362003_1126.jpg
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