• 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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  • Trundle toy, made by Abraham Lincoln

    Lincoln, Abraham

    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 ru…

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  • Drapery fragment, from Lincoln family home

    Drapery panel of woven damask material in a vertical floral pattern. Wool and silk. Predominate color burgundy red. Other colors inclucde silver, two shades of gold. Four tears along edges and fourtee…

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  • Nightcap, sewn by Mary Todd Lincoln

    Lincoln, Mary Todd

    Ladies' nightcap. Plain white cotton, gathered in back. Ruffle framing cap. Two ties, under chin. Entire cap hand-sewn. L 15 " x W 10 This nightcap was sewn by Mary Todd Lincoln, and given as a gift t…

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  • Sofa, left by Rev. Charles Dresser when he sold his home to the Lincolns

    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, end in slight scroll, edge of bottom rail on seat small…

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  • Abraham Lincoln campaign banner

    1 campaign banner, 4 pole spools Oil on canvas. Campaign banner. Oil painting on cotton of Abraham Lincoln. Lettered by hand "Union Lincoln Club, of Montgomery County (Illinois)". Hung on rollers with…

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  • Abraham Lincoln, the nations martyr, assasinated April 14th 1865

    Currier & Ives (publisher)

    Three in one picture of Abraham Lincoln, General Ulysses S. Grant and General Philip Sheridan. Grant and Sheridan are printed on the front and back of the sheet, cut into narrow strips and mounted on…

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  • Front parlor, Abraham Lincoln's home, Springfield, Illinois

    Picture postcards Caption on back of card: Lincoln home, corner Eighth and Jackson. This is the only home Lincoln ever owned and was occupied from 1844 until the family moved to Washington in 1861. He…

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  • Head of Lincoln at entrance to tomb, Lincoln's tomb

    Real photo postcards Black-and-white postcard. Front of card oriented vertically. Genuine photograph 'Groganized.' Stamp box datable circa 1937-1964.

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  • Framed print of girl with cup of coffee

    Kellogg

    Cup of Coffee, lithograph of a dark-haired young woman, wearing a white dress with a white scarf tied around her head, and blue ribbon and bow in hair, sitting at table holding a cup of coffee. Woman…

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  • Mary Todd Lincoln's cape

    Evening cape of black velvet, full length and circular with fitted shoulders. Narrow black and white silk cord around neck forms ties and ends of cord are finished with large black and white tassels.…

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  • The room where Lincoln died

    Illinois Heritage Association

    The Petersen rooming house was across the street from Ford’s Theater. Lincoln was carried there after he was shot. He lived through the night and died early the next morning. Although Major Rathbone w…

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  • President Gerald R. Ford Speaking at the Lincoln Home

    Photo of President Gerald R. Ford, waving, in front of the Lincoln Home, March 1976. Ford stands behind a podium, posted before the Front (west) entrance to the Lincoln Home. The President was here to…

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  • Print of Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln Home and horse

    Kurz, L

    Mr. Lincoln, Residence and Horse/In Springfield, Illinois... On His Return. Lincoln on horseback, riding black horse, in front of home, waves top hat to crowd of well-dressed people. From SW corner. L…

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  • Chair, from the residence of Ninian W. and Elizabeth Todd Edwards, brother-in-law and sister of Mary Todd Lincoln

    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…

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  • Whatnot, belonging to Abraham Lincoln

    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-tu…

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  • Carte-de-Visite of Lincoln Home draped in mourning

    Sepia-toned print of Lincoln Home draped in mourning with the simple Tilton (renters living in Lincoln Home in 1865) draping. View from SW corner, with a group of men standing in front and behind fenc…

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  • The Living Museum vol. 71, no. 01, 02; Spring, 2009

    Illinois State Museum

    From humble beginnings: Lincoln's Illinois 1830-1861; Around The State: An Update from Museum Director Bonnie Styles

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  • Photographic print, of Henson Robinson

    Sepia photograph of Henson Robinson. Portrait, deep frame, outside black grain painting over white. Inside stained and black bands with gilt. Mat has sea-green linen look. Marked on back "Henson Robin…

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  • Lincoln-Douglas debate at Galesburg, Illinois

    Picture postcards Caption on back of card: The Lincoln-Douglas debate at Galesburg, Illinois was held Oct. 7, 1858, at Old Main, Knox College. One hundred years later, Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Chicago…

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