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Photographic print of the Lincoln Home made from glass plate negative
Photographic print of the Lincoln Home made from glass plate negative
Resource Typeimage
TitlePhotographic print of the Lincoln Home made from glass plate negative
Coverage / Year1895; Late Victorian, Springfield, IL
DescriptionBlack and white photograph of the Lincoln Home made from glass plate negative. Photo showing on man and two children standing at south corner of house, and one person sitting on steps. Photograph is oval mounted on rectangular paper backing. Gold rings surround picture. "D.C. Pratt Photographic Artist, Aurora, Illinois" embossed on back. Photo probably taken from a neighbor's roof to get angle. L 10" x W 8".
InterpretationLincoln's home became a popular tourist attraction once he ran for the Presidency. After his assassination, the home became a major tourist attraction that continues to receive over 400, 000 visitors yearly.
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 CreatorPratt, D.C.
SourceDonated by Gary W. Reber, Elgin, IL
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Photo; Print; Home; Springfield, IL; Image; Photograph; Photographs; 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 6827
CONTENTdm file name92118201662003_6827.jpg
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