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1. New York Central Steam Locomotive #999; New York Central Steam Locomotive #999; Rail transportation; Railroads; Steam locomotives; New York City; Chicago, Illinois; Columbian Exposition; World records; Speed records The New York Central 999 steam locomotive and fuel car measure approximately sixteen feet tall, ten feet wide, and forty-eight feet long. The driving wheels are seven feet, two inches tall. The locomotive...

2. Amet Magniscope Amet Magniscope Film projectors; Movie projectors; Motion picture projectors; Inventions; Cinematography; Cinema; Waukegan, Illinois Thirty-five millimeter film projector made of tin, galvanized metal and brass. It has two film reels and sits on a wood base.

3. Sewing table, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln Sewing table, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Antebellum; Furniture; Furnishings; Sewing; Table; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882; Two-drawer small sewing table. Pedestal rectangular post, rectangular base, four modified feet. L 24" x H 27 1/2" x W 20".

4. Whatnot, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Whatnot, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Furniture; Antebellum; Furnishings; Victorian Rectangular shelf whatnot. Decreasing shelf size from bottom to top, 4 turned legs with modified bun feet. First shelf has large openwork back, shelves two and three smaller openwork backs. Spindle-turned...

5. Lounge, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lounge, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Furniture; Victorian; Antebellum; Furnishings Serpentine back, one-armed upholstered sofa, modified Late Empire style. Couch has sloped arm, headrest, curved upholstered ends, 3/4th low serpentine back, extra-length, and four turned legs with bun...

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. 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...

8. Hat rack, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Hat rack, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Furniture; Furnishings; Hat rack Gothic arch open hat rack. Pointed at top arch, and in middle mirror. Seven hooks, bottom shelf has tin umbrella tray. Two slightly turned posts, one slightly turned rail across front, four slightly turned...

9. 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...

10. 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...

11. Sleigh bed, owned by Abraham Lincoln Sleigh bed, owned by Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Furniture; Furnishings; Bed; Bedcovering; Bedcovers; Mahogany sleigh bed. Top rail of headboards rolled, incised carving at sides, panel effect for posts. Side rails paneled, with rolled plain carved top at ends. Incised carved modified bulb feet, on casters....

12. Chest of drawers, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln Chest of drawers, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Furniture; Furnishings; Chest of drawers Classic Empire-style chest of drawers. Square feet, four drawers, with wooden knobs. Top drawer overhangs lower drawers. Two modified bun-shaped turning just below overhang on either side, on casters....

13. 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....

14. 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...

15. 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...

16. Chair, used by Abraham Lincoln at his law office at Springfield, IL Chair, used by Abraham Lincoln at his law office at Springfield, IL Victorian; Antebellum; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Furnishings; Chairs; Seat furniture Stained hardwood office chair in a modified Windsor-style. Horseshoe-shaped back with eight round spokes. H 29" x W 14" x L 20".

17. 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....

18. Sofa, left by Rev. Charles Dresser when he sold his home to the Lincolns Sofa, left by Rev. Charles Dresser when he sold his home to the Lincolns Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Antebellum; Furniture; Sofa; Formal; Empire Transitional Late Empire sofa. Upholstered in rose brocade; slightly swelled wedge shape, small legs on castors, back is modified simple comb with slight scrolls 1/3 & 2/3 down top rail. Cyma curved arms,...

19. Whatnot, owned by Abraham Lincoln Whatnot, owned by Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Furniture; Furnishings; Decor; Knicknack Triangular corner whatnot with five graduated shelves. Spindle-turned legs & supports. Top two shelves have open carved sides, bottom three have plain sides. Very small modified bun feet on pegs. H 56"....

20. First diesel engine of the Chicago and Alton Railroad First diesel engine of the Chicago and Alton Railroad Railroads--Illinois; Rail crossings; Chicago and Alton Railroad; Rail transportation; Railroad tracks; Railroad locomotives; Chicago; St. Louis; Kansas Photograph, b/w
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