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Rocking Chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Rocking Chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Resource Typeimage
TitleRocking Chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Coverage / Year1800 to 1900; Antebellum Springfield, IL
DescriptionUnholstered rocker. Curved back, arm rails padded on top, extend around to front with scroll carving at hand grip. Carved line at seat; front of seat curved, sloping down to back. Front legs at seat bottom rail rounded, bow to rocker; front of rocker rounded. Upholstered in black horsehair. H 40" x D 20".
InterpretationBelonged to Abraham Lincoln during his residence in Springfield, IL 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
SourceOn exhibit at Lincoln Home National Historic Site.
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Furniture; Furnishings
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 64
CONTENTdm file name34342202212003_64-1.jpg
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