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Desk chair, used in legal office of Abraham Lincoln and John Logan
Desk chair, used in legal office of Abraham Lincoln and John Logan
Resource Typeimage
TitleDesk chair, used in legal office of Abraham Lincoln and John Logan
Coverage / Year1800 to 1850; Victorian/Antebellum Springfield, IL
DescriptionCaned seat Hitchcock-style side chair, with faint stenciled gold lines. Slightly shelled seat, rolled front seat rail, rounded back with slightly flattened supports, and incised lines below flattened part. Legs rounded, slightly turned, with series of small band turnings/incised lines below front stretchers. Front legs have small bun feet. Front stretcher flat and curved, with two small stretchers on each side. H 33" x W 17 1/2" x D 16".
InterpretationChair used in legal office of Abraham Lincoln and John Logan, 1844-1861.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities
Learning Standards16 History
Author or CreatorUnknown
SourceLincoln Law Office, Springfield, IL; now on exhibit at Lincoln Home National Historic Site.
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Antebellum; Seat furniture; Furnishings; Chairs
Collection PublisherLincoln Home National Historic Site
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statementhttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc/conditions.htm
Resource IdentifierLIHO 32
CONTENTdm file name359101812003_32-1.jpg
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