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Sewing table, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Furniture; Furnishings; Sewing; Table; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882;
Veneered work table. Rectangular base with carved scroll bracket feet, pedestal supporting top is rectangular post, narrowing toward top. Two drawers under nearly square top, each drawer is concave with...
Soapstone Block, from Victorian/Antebellum Springfield, IL
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Antebellum; Furniture; Furnishings; Heating; Health
Rectangular soapstone block. Hewn rectangular iron at sides near top. H 17" L 9" D 2".
Needlework Basket, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Victorian; Furnishings; Sewing; Needlework
Woven wicker cane sewing basket. Looped, raised scalloped rim, loop from single piece of cane on both sides to attatch handle. Two main large horizontal ribs. Smaller cane in pairs, over and under horizontal...
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...
Trundle toy, made by Abraham Lincoln
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Toy; Wood; Victorian; Children; Childhood & youth; Toys
Wheeled cart with solid axles. Main body is rectangular block. Two thin boards run perpendicular on top and bottom of block with short pivots. Wheels screw to pivots. In center top, thin board also runs...
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...
Commemorative coin, Lincoln and the "All-Seeing Eye"
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; election; Antebellum; Victorian; 1860; Political memorabilia; Coins; Coin; Money
Copper coin showing Lincoln and the "all-seeing eye." Beardless Lincoln facing right, inscriptions around rim. "JDL" under shoulder. Back has eye with heavy eyebrow, rays radiating out with inscriptions...
Necklace, Antebellum jewelry
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Jewelry; Hair; Keepsake; Antebellum; Victorian; Adornment
Locket containing human hair. Oval locket, surrounded by two strands of twisted thick wire. Front side of locket contains four plumes of hair; back side contains three plumes, all under glass. Broken-braided...
Stickpin, Antebellum jewelry
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Victorian; Jewelry; Keepsake; Hair
Single stone stickpin; setting has four molded roses and thistles on outer edge, rope around stone is braid of human hair, set under glass. Long sticker/ pin is twisted in middle. L 3" x W 5/8".
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