• 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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  • 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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  • Piano owned by Ninian W. and Elizabeth Todd Edwards, brother-in-law and sister of Mary Todd Lincoln

    Scherr, Emilius N

    Square grand piano. 80 keys, rectangular shape, four solid legs, chamfered on front two sides, keys in curved recess. Marks: "Enshcerr" in fancy gold script, "Philadelphia" in gold caps. Surrounded by…

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  • Front Parlor, Petersen House, the house where Lincoln died

    Illinois Heritage Association

    The front parlor of the Petersen House is restored to its appearance on the night of April 14-15, 1865. The house is operated by the National Park Service and is open to the public. Mary Todd Lincoln…

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  • Rocking chair, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln

    Splint weave ladder back rocker. Four back rails in "ladder." Round legs and side rails, round stretchers, two round stretchers at sides, one each low at front and back. Front and back edges of rocker…

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  • Mary Todd Lincoln's bonnet

    Bonnet of white satin with draped crown and quilted brim faced with ruffles of black and white lace. Black velvet bow at back. White satin ties.

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  • Sewing table, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln

    Two-drawer small sewing table. Pedestal rectangular post, rectangular base, four modified feet. L 24" x H 27 1/2" x W 20". This table belonged to Mary Lincoln, used during her residence in Springfield…

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  • Sewing table, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln

    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 wi…

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  • Wall clock, belonging to the Lincoln family

    Black Forest wall clock with painted wooden shield dial, decorated with flowers at top and columns at sides. Painted black metal hands. Wooden case attatched with hooks. Illegible ink inscription on b…

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  • Book, "Queens of England

    D. Appleton & Co

    Book, "Queens of England", published in New York City by D. Appleton & Co., 1861. Tooled leather binding, frontpiece. Book is signed by "Mary Lincoln 1860". 323 pages incl. illustrations and list of p…

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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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  • Relish dish, belonging to the Lincoln Family

    Oval pressed ornate glass dish. Hobnail pattern on bottom. Clear bottom side part, flares to hobnail, top side has scalloped edge. L 8 1/2" x W 5 3/4". Traditionally held to have belonged to Mary Todd…

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  • Presentation cane from Abraham and Mary Lincoln to Rev. Phineas Gurley

    Cane of polished ebony with head of chased gold, with design of birds and grapevines in bas-relief.

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  • Isham family and Lincoln family visual materials

    Isham family, Lincoln family

    Black-and-white photographic prints and negatives related to the Mamie Lincoln and Charles Bradford Isham and Robert Todd Lincoln families. Primarily snapshots of family groups and leisure activities…

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  • Mary Todd Lincoln's mourning dress

    Mourning gown of black taffeta with white cross-bar. Trimmed with white satin banding and black lace. White tassel fringe on bodice. a) Bodice - With peplum.; b) Over-Bodice - Sleeveless.; c) Skirt -…

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  • Print of the Lincoln Family in the White House

    J. Hoover, Publisher

    President Lincoln and Family Circle. Tinted portrait of Abraham and Mary Lincoln with their three sons in the White House. Classical decorations with views of water and US Capitol Building out the win…

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  • The last hours of Lincoln

    Chappel, Alonzo, 1828-1887 (artist), Bachedler, John Badger, 1825-1894 (artist)

    Oil on canvas. Painting- 'The Death of Lincoln'. Scene shows President Abraham Lincoln lying on his deathbed surrounded by forty-six people. Inscribed 'Jno. B. Bachelder/ Designer 1865' and 'A. Chappe…

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  • Engraving of the Lincoln family

    Sartain, William

    Engraved print "Lincoln and His Family." Shows Tad, Mr. Lincoln, Robert & Mrs. Lincoln gathered around a table at the White House. In the background is an ornately framed portrait of Willie, marble bu…

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  • Wood stove, belonging to Abraham Lincoln

    Royal Oak

    Royal Oak iron cook stove on four cabriole legs. Had rounded apron front. Stove curves in toward back. Bent stove pipe. Molded rims, leaf and rosette molding on doors. L 40" H 27" W 31". This stove wa…

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  • Mary Todd Lincoln's mourning fan

    Mourning fan with black moire spread trimmed with sequin dot, star, flower and leaf design. Black carved wood sticks.

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