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Framed print of barnyard scene
Framed print of barnyard scene
Resource Typeimage
TitleFramed print of barnyard scene
Coverage / Year1845 to 1860; Antebellum Springfield, IL
DescriptionInterior scene of a barn with animals (horses, pigs, goat, rabbits, ducks, cat, rooster, pigeons, goose) and man and woman. Horses stand to right of scene. Black horse is covered with a blanket that a cat is laying on. Center of picture shows the middle beams with harnesses hanging from it and the farmer's wife holding a rabbit in her apron. Farmer is in left scene reaching into a backet of straw. Frame is modern red mahogany. L 44" x W 33 1/2".
InterpretationUsed as interior decor for the sitting ooom of the Abraham Lincoln Home. A drawing from an 1861 Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper depicts a framed print of a horse in the same location in the Lincoln Home Sitting Room.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities
Learning Standards16 History; 25-27 Fine Arts
Author or CreatorHerring, J.F.
SourceTransferred from the State of Illinois to the National Park Service, 1972.
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Print; Art; Decor; Decoration; Interior; Barn; Farm; Animals; Prints
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 282
CONTENTdm file name17130201662003_282.jpg
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