• Dress

    Dior, Christian (designer), Marshall Field & Company (distributor)

    Dress, day-style, of light brown wool. Button-down bodice with spread collar; short cuffed sleeves. Center front closure has three plastic buttons. Wide pleats start at bustline. Skirt falls just belo…

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  • Surveyor's compass

    E. & G.W. Blunt (Firm) (manufacturer)

    Land surveyor's compass; Surveyor's compass of brass in box of mahogany. Two brass pieces projecting from each side of compass for securing to a tripod. Two brass screws and two brass "L" shaped piece…

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  • Evening dress

    Beene, Geoffrey (designer), I. Magnin & Co. (distributor)

    Evening dress; of black wool jersey covered in red sequins with black bead dots surrounded with small white bugle beads: high, jewel neckline, covered in a thick round band of small red beads; long cl…

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  • Ensemble: nightgown and bed jacket

    Henri Bendel (Firm) (manufacturer)

    Nightgown (a) of light pink silk chiffon with green, blue, and brown floral print. Bodice has V-neck edged with lace; wide lace straps; floral embroidery at center front; two self-fabric ties attached…

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  • Dress

    James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer), Samuel Winston Inc. (manufacturer)

    Dress (a) of high-pile gray wool, with wide, scooped boat-neck; fitted bodice. Slightly belled elbow-length sleeves. Straight skirt with pleat at back proper left side; falls just below the knee. Belt…

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  • Tree

    James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)

    Dress of light pink silk taffeta. Sweetheart bodice with thin straps. Fabric is shirred horizontally, with the shirring creating slight V-shapes from the bust to knee area. The bodice and upper hips a…

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  • Evening dress

    Mainbocher, 1890-1976 (designer)

    Evening dress; of light blue-green silk satin embroidered with clear, blue and pink sequin in a floral motif: dress, high round neckline, sleeveless, fitted bodice, attached belt covered with pink seq…

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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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  • Abraham Lincoln campaign banner

    Union/wide Awakes/Headquarters/Stuyvesant Institute./For President/Abraham Lincoln./For/Vice-president/Hannibal Hamlin. In red letters below: It is written in the Book of Fate, that/ABRAHAM LINCOLN sh…

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  • Fire Marshal's Helmet

    Cairns & Brothers (manufacturer)

    Fire Marshal's helmet made of metal painted white. Helmet is a ribbed dome made of four sections joined by pointed metal strips, and with brim that widens and curves down at back. Brass eagle on top o…

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  • Women's suit

    Mainbocher, 1890-1976 (designer), Mainbocher Inc. (maker)

    Women's suit; two piece, of dark blue basket weave wool: a) jacket, of dark blue wool; V-neckline with narrow turn-down collar; wrist length sleeves; arrow shaped appliques on front below shoulder and…

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  • Evening dress

    Mainbocher, 1890-1976 (designer)

    Evening dress; of off-white wool crepe with gold colored metal trim: jewel neckline, cap sleeves, loose fitting bodice with two large bands of gold, white and black beading; fitted waist, attached sel…

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  • Lincoln's drive through Richmond

    Carter, Dennis Malone, 1827-1881 (artist)

    Oil on canvas.

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  • Corset

    Lemal, Madame (creator)

    Corset of embroidered cotton coutil. Trimmed with lace and silk ribbon at top hem. Pink elastic stocking straps with stainless steel buckles attached to bottom hem.

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  • Ensemble: dress, jacket, and headdress

    Bonwit Teller & Co. (designer)

    Dress (a) of white silk organza. Round neckline. Sleeveless. Natural waistline. Full flare skirt with lace decoration. White silk taffeta lining. Calf length. Jacket (b) of organza has fold-over colla…

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  • Civil War surgical kit

    George Tiemann & Co. (manufacturer)

    Surgeons field amputation set. a) Hinged, two part case with interior fittings for surgical instruments. Wood with brass trim, plush interior. c-k) Surgical knives, extractor, tourniquet and roll of s…

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  • La Sirène

    James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)

    Dress of dark blue silk crepe, with high rounded neck, padded shoulders, and pleated short sleeves. Pin tucked panels in center front and back secures drapes flow to sides. Long zip closure at center…

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  • Evening dress

    Mainbocher, 1890-1976 (designer)

    Evening dress; of four panels of pink, light pink, light orange and light gray-green silk satin trimmed with pearls and rhinestones: strapless, sweetheart neckline, fabric is folded across the bust wi…

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  • The Council of war

    Rogers, John, 1829-1904 (artist)

    President Lincoln examining map of the campaign; Secretary of War Stanton polishing his glasses to the right; General Grant to left

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  • Union Army enlisted man's jacket

    John T. Martin (manufacturer)

    Fatigue jacket - sack coat. Originally blue. Lined. Button fasteners not original. Buttons are mixed. Upper 3-enlisted button and the last one is for officers.

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