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1. Desk chair, used in legal office of Abraham Lincoln and John Logan Desk chair, used in legal office of Abraham Lincoln and John Logan Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Antebellum; Seat furniture; Furnishings; Chairs Caned seat Hitchcock-style side chair, with faint stenciled gold lines. Slightly shelled seat, rolled front seat rail, rounded back with slightly flattened supports, and incised lines below flattened part....

2. Rocking chair, belonging to the Lincoln Family Rocking chair, belonging to the Lincoln Family Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Seat furniture; Furnishings; Chairs Small black horsehair-upholstered rocking chair. Very low arms from front seat rail at seat height, running back rising to little knobs at elbow height. Bottom rim on front seat rail. Front legs modified...

3. Chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Antebellum; Furnishings; Chairs; Seat furniture Caned seat Empire side chair. Seat is a modified shield shape, with raised rim, front, and sides. Back has two curved rails. Back legs are slightly curved, front legs cyma curve. Wide, flat, bowed stretcher...

4. Rocking chair, belonged to Pickarel family (friends of Abraham Lincoln) Rocking chair, belonged to Pickarel family (friends of Abraham Lincoln) Antebellum; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Seat furniture; Furnishings; Chairs Black horsehair-upholstered rocking chair with partially upholstered arms. Back curved, ending in slight scroll. Arms curve around to front and back, up to underside of arms, with fleur de lis and curved...

5. Chair, used in law office of Stephen Trigg Logan and Abraham Lincoln Chair, used in law office of Stephen Trigg Logan and Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Logan, Stephen T. (Stephen Trigg), 1800-1880; Seat furniture; Furnishings; Chairs Caned seat side chair in Hitchcock style, but no fancy stenciling. Slightly flared seat, rolled front seat rail, top back slat rolled at end, uprights round but flattened, and incised below flattened part....

6. Chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Antebellum; Furnishings; Chairs; Seat furniture Caned seat Late Empire side chair. Seat is a modified shield shape. Back has two curved rails. Back legs are slightly curved, front legs cyma curve. Wide, flat, bowed stretcher at front, two rounded stretchers...

7. Rocking chair, owned and used by Mary Todd Lincoln Rocking chair, owned and used by Mary Todd Lincoln Antebellum; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Seat furniture; Furnishings; Chairs; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882; Caned rocking chair, back full-caned except for top rail; caned seat curved, rectangular, slightly sloping toward back. Front seat rail rounded, back and front legs bowed, rockers attached with pegs to...

8. Child's chair, owned by Abraham Lincoln, used by his fourth son, Thomas (Tad) Child's chair, owned by Abraham Lincoln, used by his fourth son, Thomas (Tad) Antebellum; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Furnishings; Lincoln, Thomas (Tad), 1853-1871; Chairs; Seat furniture Low small Empire-style caned seat side chair. Modified shield-shaped seat, two back splats w/outlined carved, bowed back legs. Slightly cyma curved front legs, front stretcher curved and flat, two round...

9. Rocking chair, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln Rocking chair, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Seat furniture; Furnishings; Chairs; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882; Splint weave ladder back rocker. Four back rails in "ladder." Round legs and side rails, round stretchers, two round stretchers at sides, one each low at front and back. Front and back edges of rocker...

10. Dining chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Dining chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian furniture; Furnishings; Dining; Seat furniture; Chairs; Slipper chair; Empire style Empire-style gondola chair. Side stiles and crest rail are joined to appear as one sweeping piece, bottom edge of crest rail cut out to form scrolls. Splat is vase-shaped - no shoe where joined to seat...

11. Dining chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Dining chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Early Victorian; Middle Victorian; Seat furniture; Chairs; Furnishings; Hitchcock-style; Hitchcock-style chair, painted black with gilt stencilings, turned side rails, top rail and middle splat stenciled. Front legs and front stretcher turned, single side and back stretchers. H 35" x W 14"...

12. Chair, from the residence of Ninian W. and Elizabeth Todd Edwards, brother-in-law and sister of Mary Chair, from the residence of Ninian W. and Elizabeth Todd Edwards, brother-in-law and sister of Mary Todd Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Furnishings; Edwards, Ninian W., 1775-1833; Seat furniture; Chairs Victorian open balloon-back side chair. Top rail has carved flowers: two roses in middle, two nine-petal flowers with leaves at sides. Middle rail is curved and has four petal flowers with leaf motif....

13. Ghana Asipim (Chief's Chair) Ghana Asipim (Chief's Chair) Ghana; Africa; Ceremonies; Festivals; Furniture; Chairs; Seat furniture; Akan culture Low chair made of wood with short, straight legs, four stretchers, a straight but slightly angled short back. The top rail of the back rises to a high curve; there are tall brass finials at each end. All...

14. Rocking chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Rocking chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Seat furniture; Furnishings; Chairs Low rocking chair, pierced-splat back. Two small flowers on top rails, side rails curve around to middle of seat. Seat modified shield shape, back leg bowed to rocker, front legs slightly curved, seat...

15. Dining chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Dining chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Federal; Victorian; Seat furniture; Furnishings; Chairs; Hitchcock-style Hitchcock-style chair with rush seat. Black-painted with gilded lines and stencils, top rail has a stenciled tulip, middle rail stencil has grapes. Knees have leaves, turned bulbous stretcher in front,...

16. Rocking chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Rocking chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Antebellum; Seat furniture; Furnishings; Chairs Mahogany with black upholstered horsehair rocker. Upholstered back. Seat and pillows on arm rails. Gondola-type arm, curving into circular arm that ends with a modified lotus flower turned into the circle....

17. Dining chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Dining chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Federal; Victorian; Seat furniture; Furnishings; Hitchcock-style; Chairs Hitchcock-style chair with rush seat. Black with gold lines and stenciling. Top rail has stenciled tulip, middle rail has stenciled grapes, knees have stenciled leaf. Turned bulbous stretcher in front,...

18. Easy chair, typical during mid-19th century Easy chair, typical during mid-19th century Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Furnishings; Seat furniture; Chairs Large ballon-back upholstered easy chair or armchair. Front legs on casters, leg and arm finger-carved, knee and back also finger-carved. Top of arm upholstered, back seat and arms upholstered in black...

19. Cushion, typical of fabrics available to Abraham Lincoln in mid-western Illinois Cushion, typical of fabrics available to Abraham Lincoln in mid-western Illinois Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Federal; Victorian; Furnishings; Cushion; Fabric; Seat furniture Rectangular shaped cusion with khaki colored fabric on bottom and three sides. Top is blue and khaki, resembling pillow ticking. Front edge is blue cut velvet, as is cord around the top. W 17 5/8" x D...

20. Easy chair, owned by Rev. Charles Dresser, a friend of the Lincoln family Easy chair, owned by Rev. Charles Dresser, a friend of the Lincoln family Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Seat furniture; Furnishings; Dresser, Rev. Charles; Chairs Upholstered lady's chair. Victorian Rococco style. Exposed walnut trim, medium stain. Chair back crest carved with two closed buds hanging upside-down, flanked by open roses, leaves and scrolls. Upholstered...
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