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Rocking chair, belonging to the Lincoln Family
Rocking chair, belonging to the Lincoln Family
Resource Typeimage
TitleRocking chair, belonging to the Lincoln Family
Coverage / Year1800 to 1870; Antebellum Springfield, IL
DescriptionSmall black horsehair-upholstered rocking chair. Very low arms from front seat rail at seat height, running back rising to little knobs at elbow height. Bottom rim on front seat rail. Front legs modified cabriolet, back bowed rockers curve down at back and are cut off at front. H 32 3/4" x W 20" x D 17".
InterpretationTraditionally, this chair is held to have belonged to the Lincoln family.
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 Lucy Rhea, New York, NH
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; 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 94
CONTENTdm file name109215362003_94.jpg
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