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Stereograph from a room in Lincoln Home
Stereograph from a room in Lincoln Home
Resource Typeimage
TitleStereograph from a room in Lincoln Home
Coverage / Year1865; Middle Victorian, Springfield, IL
DescriptionSepia-toned stereograph of two nearly-identical photos, mounted side-by-side on tan cardboard. Shows washstand, towel rack, and kettles near a window. A large print hangs from rope and a small print is sitting on a sconce over the washstand. Washstand is stained dark, has turned corner posts, double doors, and a marble top. Two large white bowls sit on top with glass bottle in between and small bowl to side. Towel rack has three towels on it. Strap-handled kettle sits in larger metal bucket. Another metal bucket sits under the towel rack. At window is lightweight curtain, on walls is heavily patterned wallpaper. L 6 3/4" x W 3 1/16".
InterpretationOne of few period photographs thought to show the 2nd floor interior of the Lincoln Home. Unfortunately, the exact identity of the room is unknown.
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 CreatorSchreiber & Glover, Publishers
SourcePurchased from Be-Hold Inc., Yonkers, NY
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Photography; Stereograph; Interior; Home; Springfield, IL
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.
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Resource IdentifierLIHO 10259
CONTENTdm file name71822201662003_10259.jpg
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