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Book, leatherbound Bible
Book, leatherbound Bible
Resource Typeimage
TitleBook, leatherbound Bible
Coverage / Year1849; Early Victorian, Springfield, IL
DescriptionLeather-bound Bible, large, embossed with gilt decorations, rebound spine & corners. Cover has decorative border around man holding up a stone tablet, under "S.A. & S.B. Corneau". Color lithographs on frontpiece & title page; red, green, & brown ribbons sewn down the spine. Main page: "Butler's Edition, The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments..." Family births, deaths, & marriages on special pages between Apocrypha and New Testament. L 11 1/2" x W 10 3/8" x H 4".
InterpretationOriginal Bible used by the Corneau family, from 1849 onwards. Donated to the Lincoln Home in 1997. The Corneaus lived kitty-corner from the Lincolns. Charles Corneau ran a drugstore downtown.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities
Learning Standards16 History
Author or CreatorE.H. Butler & Co.
SourceDonated by a relative of the Corneau family, Mrs. Ralph Sweet, Coronado, CA
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Book; Books; Publishing; Printing; Bible; Religion
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 7478
CONTENTdm file name796119962003_7478.jpg
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