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Chair, from the residence of Ninian W. and Elizabeth Todd Edwards, brother-in-law and sister of Mary Todd Lincoln
Chair, from the residence of Ninian W. and Elizabeth Todd Edwards, brother-in-law and sister of Mary Todd Lincoln
Resource Typeimage
TitleChair, from the residence of Ninian W. and Elizabeth Todd Edwards, brother-in-law and sister of Mary Todd Lincoln
Coverage / Year1800 to 1900; Victorian, Springfield, IL
DescriptionVictorian open balloon-back side chair. Top rail has carved flowers: two roses in middle, two nine-petal flowers with leaves at sides. Middle rail is curved and has four petal flowers with leaf motif. Modified shield-shaped seat, front legs Cyma curved and have leaf motif carving on front side, slightly rounded at back and sides into point feet. Back legs slightly curved, two large round-head wooden pegs in back leg and side rail. Upholstered in needlepoint. H 34" x W 17" x S 16".
InterpretationFrom the residence of Ninian W. and Elizabeth Todd Edwards, brother-in-law and sister of Mary Todd Lincoln.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities
Learning Standards16 History
Author or CreatorUnknown
SourceDonated to the State of Illinois by Mrs. Olivia Reed Mahoney, Springfield, IL. Transferred to the NPS in 1972.
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Furnishings; Edwards, Ninian W., 1775-1833; Seat furniture; 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 260
CONTENTdm file name4062019962003_260.jpg
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