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Chair, used in law office of Stephen Trigg Logan and Abraham Lincoln
Chair, used in law office of Stephen Trigg Logan and Abraham Lincoln
Resource Typeimage
TitleChair, used in law office of Stephen Trigg Logan and Abraham Lincoln
Coverage / Year1800 to 1850; Victorian, Springfield, IL
DescriptionCaned seat side chair in Hitchcock style, but no fancy stenciling. Slightly flared seat, rolled front seat rail, top back slat rolled at end, uprights round but flattened, and incised below flattened part. Legs round, front legs have turned bands in sets of three, and further down in sets of two, tapering to very small bun feet. Round stretchers, front stretcher turned with a spool in middle, two stretchers at each side, one in back. Very similar to LIHO 32 H 33" x W 17" x D 16 1/2".
InterpretationUsed in law office of Stephen Trigg Logan and Abraham Lincoln. This was Lincoln's second law partnership and lasted from 1841-1844.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities
Learning Standards16 History
Author or CreatorUnknown
SourceDonated by Hugh Morrison.
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Logan, Stephen T. (Stephen Trigg), 1800-1880; 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 31
CONTENTdm file name7651313662003_31.jpg
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