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1. Earrings, Antebellum jewelry Earrings, Antebellum jewelry Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Jewelry; Earring; Adornment; Antebellum; Hair; Victorian Metal and human hair pierced-ear loop earrings. Broad gold or brass hoop back with bands holding thick human hair braid; circle of metal at top, one part of which goes through the ear. L 1 3/8" x W 1 1/8"....

2. Necklace, Antebellum jewelry 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...

3. Stickpin, Antebellum jewelry 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".

4. Bracelet, Antebellum jewelry Bracelet, Antebellum jewelry Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Jewelry; Antebellum; Victorian; Keepsake; Hair; Art; Bracelet Bracelet of crocheted human hair band and stone clasp; stone is a square piece of glass over a black material. Stone set in brass, with draped design, engraving of plumes on brass; and engraved brass catches...

5. Fob, Antebellum jewelry Fob, Antebellum jewelry Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Timepiece; Jewelry; Adornment; Antebellum; Victorian; Hair Carved ivory pendant or charm; carved in shape of a long hoof. Bottom of gold with initials "GFHL" in circle, attatched to small braided hair loop. L 1 3/8".

6. Watch Chain from Early/Mid-Victorian Springfield, IL Watch Chain from Early/Mid-Victorian Springfield, IL Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Jewelry; Timepieces; Watch; Adornment; Keepsake; Victorian Choker-type chain made out of brown braided hair. Has brass hook and clasp at ends, and a mother-of-pear and brass piece in the middle. Brass pieces are heavily decorated. L 14 1/2".

7. Native American Spider Gorget Native American Spider Gorget Jewelry; Body Armor; Shells; Native American; Southern Illinois; Archaeology; Gorgets; Indians of North America Round marine shells with spider designs carved onto them. The shells are about 3" in diameter.

8. Native American Spider Gorget Native American Spider Gorget Jewelry; Body Armor; Shells; Native American; Southern Illinois; Archaeology; Gorgets; Indians of North America Round marine shells with spider designs carved onto them. The shells are about 3" in diameter.

9. Ghana Fertility Figure (Akua'ba) Ghana Fertility Figure (Akua'ba) Ghana; Africa; Sculptures; Dolls; Asanti culture Carved wooden female figure is an abstraction, with a disproportionally large head. The cylindrical body stands on a short base and the tapering arms extend straight out from the body. The head is a nearly...

10. Brooch, given by Mary Todd Lincoln to her niece Brooch, given by Mary Todd Lincoln to her niece Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882; Brooch; Jewelry; Adornment Round, flat-top, plain onyx brooch with gold clasp. Button-style, highly polished surface. Gold ring attached to back, not visible from top. Clasp & pin attached to ring, simple spiral clasp, pin soldered...

11. Political medallions, depicting ferrotypes of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin Political medallions, depicting ferrotypes of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Political campaign; Communication; Artifact; Election; Jewelry; Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891; Hollow metal ring around ferrotype images of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. Ring embossed with vine design, hole for hanging at top. Black and white ferrotypes, beardless Lincoln, both in dark suits,...

12. 100 West Washington Street, Bloomington, Illinois 100 West Washington Street, Bloomington, Illinois Bloomington, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; Street railroads; Photographs Photograph of Washington Street in Bloomington, Illinois in 1904. The image includes text describing each of the numbered items.
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