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Marriage certificate, from the wedding of E.S. Barnes and Caroline Inslee
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Wedding; Acquaintances; Dresser, Rev. Charles; Marriage
Yellowed marriage certificate for the wedding of E.S. Barnes and Caroline Inslee on November 24, 1842, in Springfield. The certificate is signed by N.W. Matheny. Note below printed area in ink: "Solemnized...
Fragment of Envelope free-franked by Abraham Lincoln
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; U.S. Congress; U.S. Mail; Franking privilege
Fragment of white envelope, free-franked by Abraham Lincoln. Sent to Mrs. Sprigg, Lincoln's Washington DC landlady for the room he rented while serving as a U.S. Representative from 1847-1849. Also legible...
Commemorative coin, Lincoln with railsplitter image
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Coin; Commemorative; Political election; Coins; Money
Copper-coated medal of Abraham Lincoln with railsplitter image. Beardless Lincoln looks left with motto around rim "The President of the U.S. 1861" & "Copyright Secured" on bottom. Reverse has tall man...
Printing Press, c. 1830
Abolition movement; Slaves; Newspapers; Abolition movement; Publishing industry; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
The noted abolitionist Elijah P. Lovejoy (1802-37) is believed to have owned this press, which is in the collection of the Chicago Historical Society.
Sculpture, "The Council of War"
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Stanton, Edwin M. (Secretary of War), 1814-1869; Grant, Ulysses S., 1852-1929; Sculpture; Plaster; Rogers, John, 1829-1904
Painted plaster sculpture, "The Council of War" by John Rogers from 1868. Shows Abraham Lincoln seated in a draped chair, reading a document held in both hands. Ulysses S. Grant stands over Lincoln's right...
Lincoln-Hamlin political banner
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891; Political campaign; Election; 1860; Banners
Handsewn Lincoln-Hamlin banner, resembling a reversed U.S. flag. 13 red & white stripes alternate, beginning and ending with white. Dark blue field in upper right corner. Printed on middle white stripes:...
Book, leatherbound Bible
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Book; Books; Publishing; Printing; Bible; Religion
Leather-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...
Cabinet Photograph of Lincoln Home parlors
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Photograph; Image; Home; Oldroyd, Osbourne H. (Osborn Hamline), 1842-1930; Museum; Springfield, IL
Sepia-tone print of Lincoln Home parlors, furnished as an exhibit area by Osborn Oldroyd. Framed prints and photos cover the walls, several busts and sculptures are on shelves and pillars on either side...
Douglas Life Mask
Douglas, Stephen A., 1813-1861; Volk, Leonard Wells, 1828-1895; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Stephen A. Douglas defeated Abraham Lincoln in the Senate election of 1858. They had debated across Illinois seven times. This is a life mask of Stephen A. Douglas created by Leonard Volk in 1857. Douglas,...
Booklet, recovered from Lincoln Home
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Communication; Publishing
Booklet. "Speech of M ____ Wilson, of N. Hampshire,/ The Political Influence of Slavery..." Printed on the last leaf is "16", providing pages in length. L 3 1/2" x W 6 5/8".
Patent Model of device to refloat boats (reproduction)
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Patent; Boat; Sandbar; Invention; Wood
Reproduction of model boat with system of accordian bellows on sides and seven long poles to work system extending along sides of boat from base to well above deck. Model is stained in red oak stain. Bellows...
University of Illinois Lincoln Hall, Urbana, Illinois
Urbana, Illinois; Buildings; Education; Classrooms; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
702 S. Wright Street, Urbana.
Booklet, patriotic lyrics from the Civil War
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Child; Fiction; Songbook; Music; Oldroyd, Osbourne H. (Osborn Hamline), 1842-1930
Thin, softcover booklet of patriotic lyrics from the Civil War (1861-1865). Pink cover with picture of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant. Inner cover 38-star flag, back cover features eagle, shield, and flag. Lyrics...
Hall chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Seat furniture; Furnishings; Chairs; Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926;
Spool-turned hall chair on castors. Chair arms, back, and seat upholstered. Back is straight with two beaded rods next to back. The rods are topped with spindles. Back of chair is topped with "s" turned...
Asahel Gridley, businessman, McLean County, Illinois
McLean County, Illinois; Millionaires; Farming; Gridley, Asahel; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Farmers
Asahel Gridley, McLean County's first millionaire, had much to say about early farming. Gridley is recognized as one of the first citizens to arrive in Bloomington, Illinois. He arrived there in 1831 and...
Commemorative plate featuring Lincoln Home
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Ceramic; Dinnerware; Memorabilia; Souvenir; Home; Image
High relief and brightly colored plate featuring the Lincoln Home. Design covers entire plate. Shows front (west) view of home, behind fence and retaining wall. Flagpole in corner, with many trees. Blue...
Wall clock, typical of timepieces during Lincoln's lifetime
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Timekeeping; Clock
Walnut wall clock, "E. Howard & Co." on round clock face. Roman numerals, 2nd hand small face with Arabic numerals in 10's. Pendulum works in case with partial glass front. Cornice base, molding around...
Kneading table from Antebellum Springfield, IL
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Furniture; Furnishings; Table; Cooking
Large wooden kitchen work table. Five legs. Tin-lined flour bin holds approximately 25 pounds of flour; one drawer. L 58 1/2" x H 30" x W 31".
Cane, made from a shoot of an apple tree which grew in the back yard of the Lincoln Home
Victorian; Antebellum; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Cane
Smooth-bark apple wood cane. Small limbs have been closely trimmed. Slightly curved at lower end.
Book, "Acts and Resolutions Passed at the First Session of the Thirtieth Congress of the United States" (used by Abraham Lincoln during his service as a Representative to the 30th Congress)
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Book; Books; Written Communication; Publishing
"Acts and Resolutions Passed at the First Session of the Thirtieth Congress of the United States." Printed by Ritchie and Hess, printers, Washington. Published in 1848. Paper bound. Front cover missing,...
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