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Print of the Lincoln Family in the White House
Print of the Lincoln Family in the White House
Resource Typeimage
TitlePrint of the Lincoln Family in the White House
Coverage / Year1865 to 1870; Middle Victorian, Springfield, IL
Description"President Lincoln and Family Circle." Tinted portrait of Abraham and Mary Lincoln with their three sons in the White House. Classical decorations with views of water and US Capitol Building out the windows. Green center table. L-R, Robert in military uniform, Mary in orange dress with flowers in hair, Tad in blue uniform. Willie and Mr. Lincoln in black, Willie reads a book. Faces all similar. L 27 1/2" x W 22".
InterpretationThe Lincoln family became a popular subject for prints and many people displayed them proudly in their homes, just like the Lincolns did with prints of the Washingtons in their 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 CreatorJ. Hoover, Publisher
SourceTransferred from Ford's Theatre National Historic Site, Washington, D.C.
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Print; Lincoln, Thomas (Tad), 1853-1871; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882; Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926; Lincoln, William; Print; 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 6766
CONTENTdm file name56244201662003_6766.jpg
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