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Framed print of Daniel Webster
Framed print of Daniel Webster
Resource Typeimage
TitleFramed print of Daniel Webster
Coverage / Year1840 to 1870; Antebellum Springfield, IL
DescriptionDeep rectangular wooden frame, identical to LIHO 325. Contains picture of Daniel Webster. He wears a dark suit and bow tie with a high-collared shirt. He has deep-set eyes and heavy eyebrows. L 15" x W 13 1/2".
InterpretationDaniel Webster was one of Abraham Lincoln's favorite writers. Although it is not known what pictures Mr. Lincoln had in his bedroom, it was common during his lifetime to display images of people one admired.
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 CreatorUnknown; Webster, Daniel
SourceTransferred from the State of Illinois to the National Park Service, 1972.
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Print; Prints; Art; Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852; Decor; Decoration
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 326
CONTENTdm file name42137201662003_326.jpg
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