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Print of girl praying
Print of girl praying
Resource Typeimage
TitlePrint of girl praying
Coverage / Year1840 to 1860; Early to Middle Victorian, Springfield, IL
Description"The Morning Prayer"; Shows girl with hands clasped. She is not in color. Around her are red curtains with gold fringe. In top corners are pink roses. Below print is written:"The Morning Prayer", then below that, "Defend us from all evil throughout this day." L 13" x W 9"
InterpretationUsed as decoration in the maid's room of the Abraham Lincoln Home. Prints with religious subjects were popular 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
SourcePurchased from Beaver Creek Antique Market, Hagerstown, PA
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Art; Print; Decor; Decoration; Servants; Maids
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 1773
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