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Print of girl praying
Print of girl praying
Resource Typeimage
TitlePrint of girl praying
Coverage / Year1840 to 1860; Early to Middle Victorian, Springfield, IL
Description"The Morning Prayer"; Shows girl with hands clasped. She is not in color. Around her are red curtains with gold fringe. In top corners are pink roses. Below print is written:"The Morning Prayer", then below that, "Defend us from all evil throughout this day." L 13" x W 9"
InterpretationUsed as decoration in the maid's room of the Abraham Lincoln Home. Prints with religious subjects were popular home furnishings in a mid-19th Century home.
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 CreatorUnknown
SourcePurchased from Beaver Creek Antique Market, Hagerstown, PA
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Art; Print; Decor; Decoration; Servants; Maids
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 1773
CONTENTdm file name9844201662003_1773.jpg
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