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Table, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Table, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Resource Typeimage
TitleTable, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Coverage / Year1800 to 1900; Antebellum Springfield, IL
DescriptionSmall table stand, two shelves, bracket feet. Side rails curve up to cornice-style support for top shelf. Bottom shelf solid, but narrower than top. Top shelf has two supports at inner side of rails, rectangular with rounded ends. Bottom shelf long, rectangular. L 23 1/2" x H 23" x W 15 1/2".
InterpretationThis table belonged to Abraham Lincoln during his residence in Springfield, IL 1844-1861. Lincoln gave the table to cabinet maker Matrin Ehman after the latter completed some work for the Lincolns.
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; Table
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 75
CONTENTdm file name67128212212003_75-1.jpg
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