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Framed print of domestic scene
Framed print of domestic scene
Resource Typeimage
TitleFramed print of domestic scene
Coverage / Year1840 to 1870; Antebellum Springfield, IL
DescriptionLarge rectangular walnut frame with print of a kitchen scene of a mother sitting down and sewing a boy's pants. The boy sits covered by a towel on a table to the right; to the left of the mother stands a barefoot girl holding a baby in front of an old open fireplace with cooking utensils. L 33 1/2" x W 29" x D 2 1/2".
InterpretationThis print was discovered in the basement of the Lincoln Home while cleaning in 1952. It now hangs over the fireplace mantel of the Guest Bedroom in the Lincoln Home as an example of home furnishings in a mid-19th Century home.
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
SourceDonated by Mrs. Catherine Shaw Phillips, Evanston, IL
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Decor; Decoration; Furnishings; Print; Prints; Art
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 381
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