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Framed print of barnyard scene
Framed print of barnyard scene
Resource Typeimage
TitleFramed print of barnyard scene
Coverage / Year1845 to 1860; Antebellum Springfield, IL
DescriptionInterior scene of a barn with animals (horses, pigs, goat, rabbits, ducks, cat, rooster, pigeons, goose) and man and woman. Horses stand to right of scene. Black horse is covered with a blanket that a cat is laying on. Center of picture shows the middle beams with harnesses hanging from it and the farmer's wife holding a rabbit in her apron. Farmer is in left scene reaching into a backet of straw. Frame is modern red mahogany. L 44" x W 33 1/2".
InterpretationUsed as interior decor for the sitting ooom of the Abraham Lincoln Home. A drawing from an 1861 Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper depicts a framed print of a horse in the same location in the Lincoln Home Sitting Room.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities
Learning Standards16 History; 25-27 Fine Arts
Author or CreatorHerring, J.F.
SourceTransferred from the State of Illinois to the National Park Service, 1972.
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Print; Art; Decor; Decoration; Interior; Barn; Farm; Animals; Prints
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 282
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