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Desk, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Desk, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Resource Typeimage
TitleDesk, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Coverage / Year1840 to 1855; Antebellum Springfield, IL
DescriptionDark stained pine desk. Two rows of open cubbyholes above desk lid. Lid has hinges and lifts up. Slant-top lid and writing area. Very plain, crude craftsmanship. H 74 13/16" x W 11 1/4" x L 26".
InterpretationBelonged to Abraham Lincoln during his residence in Springfield, IL, 1844-1861. Part of the original Osborne Oldroyd Collection.
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. Originally from Ford's Theatre National Historic Site, Washington, D.C.
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Furniture; Furnishings; Desks
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 5404
CONTENTdm file name1252614362003_5404.jpg
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