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Photographic print, of Henson Robinson
Photographic print, of Henson Robinson
Resource Typeimage
TitlePhotographic print, of Henson Robinson
Coverage / Year1880 to 1890; Late Victorian, Springfield, IL
DescriptionSepia photograph of Henson Robinson. Portrait, deep frame, outside black grain painting over white. Inside stained and black bands with gilt. Mat has sea-green linen look. Marked on back "Henson Robinson/Born-March 15, 1839 Xenia, Ohio/Died-April 17, 1900 Spfd." Signs of former oval mat, minor scratches on frame. Part of set with LIHO 7035. H 27 1/4" x W 23 1/4" x D 1 3/4" (frame).
InterpretationHenson Robinson was a prominent citizen of Springfield, IL, and a neighbor of Abraham Lincoln. His stove company provided canons during the Civil War, and is still in existence today as a heating and cooling company in Springfield.
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 a descendent, Philip Robinson, Springfield, IL
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Robinson, Henson, 1839-1900; Photography; Photo; Print; Neighbors
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 7034
CONTENTdm file name2651120962003_7034.jpg
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