• Framed print of Daniel Webster

    Webster, Daniel, Unknown

    Deep rectangular wooden frame, identical to LIHO 325. Contains picture of Daniel Webster. He wears a dark suit and bow tie with a high-collared shirt. He has deep-set eyes and heavy eyebrows. L 15" x…

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  • Necklace, Antebellum jewelry

    back side contains three plumes, all under glass. Broken-braided human hair chain with clasp on top. L 1 5/8" x W 1 3/8". Locket containing human hair. Oval locket, surrounded by two strands of twiste…

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  • Shadow box from Antebellum Springfield, IL

    Shadow box containing human hair wreath. Hair is braided and made into three branch wreath w/bows and flowers and cones. Frame has flowers applied at compass points, molded using paper ache in part. B…

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  • Hat rack, belonging to Abraham Lincoln

    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 t…

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  • Rocking chair, belonging to the Lincoln Family

    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 modif…

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  • Bust of Charles Dickens

    Dickens, Charles

    White Parian ware bust of Charles Dickens. Pedestal base, full bust from chest up. Frock coat, vest and tie, long beard and moustache, short hair. Inscribed "Charles Dickens J & TH." H 8 7/8". One of…

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  • Chest of drawers, used in the home of Abraham Lincoln

    Empire classical-style bureau. Overhanging top drawer supported by two smooth columns, three drawers underneath. Top plain, back legs have bun feet. Large knobs. Large wooden sides have panel effect.…

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  • Child's chair, owned by Abraham Lincoln, used by his fourth son, Thomas (Tad)

    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 rou…

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  • Rocking chair, owned and used by Mary Todd Lincoln

    caned seat curved, rectangular, slightly sloping toward back. Front seat rail rounded, back and front legs bowed, rockers attached with pegs to side of legs rather than bottom. H 36" x W 17 1/2" x D 1…

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  • Blanket Chest, associated with Abraham Lincoln

    Medium sized blanket chest on legs. Bun and peg feet, turned legs. Bottom section of chest contains one drawer with two mushroom knobs. Lid of chest is rounded, black paint outlining on chest, top che…

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  • Rocking chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln

    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…

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  • Framed print of Henry Clay

    Clay, Henry, Unknown

    Deep rectangular wooden frame contains print of Henry Clay. He wears a dark suit and large bow tie with a high-collared white shirt. L 15" x W 13 1/2". Clay was one of the great orators of the 19th Ce…

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  • Dinner Plate, belonging to the Lincoln Family

    China dinner plate. In center is hand-painted small floral bouquet. On rim, at horizontal compass points is red flower sprigg. Diam. 9 1/2". Traditionally held to have belonged to the Lincoln family.…

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  • Rocking Chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln

    front of rocker rounded. Upholstered in black horsehair. H 40" x D 20". front of seat curved, sloping down to back. Front legs at seat bottom rail rounded, bow to rocker Unholstered rocker. Curved bac…

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  • Kneading table from Antebellum Springfield, IL

    one drawer. L 58 1/2" x H 30" x W 31". Large wooden kitchen work table. Five legs. Tin-lined flour bin holds approximately 25 pounds of flour Common table design during the mid- to late-1800's. Antebe…

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  • Framed print of George Washington

    Wood and papier mache oval frame. Molded flowers at compass points. Remnants of scallop molding on rim, contains portrait of George Washington. He wears a dark suit with white shirt and high collar. H…

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  • Wardrobe, belonging to Abraham Lincoln

    Empire-style tall wardrobe. Bracket feet, base carved and scrolled, two large doors divided into two panels each, with narrow strip between doors. Two small mushroom-type wooden knobs. Plain cornice t…

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  • Framed print of Martha Washington

    remnants of scallop molding on rim. Contains picture of Martha Washington wearing dark dress with white lace collar, cuffs and cap. She is seated at a table and holds a book. L 18" x W 16". Wood and p…

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  • Candelabrum, belonging to Abraham Lincoln

    Single-stick girandole candelabra, with marble base, turned bronze pedestal support, branched stem. Cast-bronze piece with flowers and pair of turtle dove designs. Pedestal has remnants of burnished d…

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  • Fob, Antebellum jewelry

    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". Carved ivory pendant or charm An example of the use of human hair in jewe…

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