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Photographic print, of Henson Robinson
Photographic print, of Henson Robinson
Resource Typeimage
TitlePhotographic print, of Henson Robinson
Coverage / Year1880 to 1890; Late Victorian, Springfield, IL
DescriptionSepia photograph of Henson Robinson. Portrait, deep frame, outside black grain painting over white. Inside stained and black bands with gilt. Mat has sea-green linen look. Marked on back "Henson Robinson/Born-March 15, 1839 Xenia, Ohio/Died-April 17, 1900 Spfd." Signs of former oval mat, minor scratches on frame. Part of set with LIHO 7035. H 27 1/4" x W 23 1/4" x D 1 3/4" (frame).
InterpretationHenson Robinson was a prominent citizen of Springfield, IL, and a neighbor of Abraham Lincoln. His stove company provided canons during the Civil War, and is still in existence today as a heating and cooling company in Springfield.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities
Learning Standards16 History
Author or CreatorUnknown
SourceDonated by a descendent, Philip Robinson, Springfield, IL
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Robinson, Henson, 1839-1900; Photography; Photo; Print; Neighbors
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 7034
CONTENTdm file name2651120962003_7034.jpg
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