Miscellaneous Gear

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0009
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Miscellaneous Gear

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0008
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Dinner Plate

Date:
c. 1840

This simply decorated plate may have been used by the Lincolns. Similarly patterned items were found in the archeological artifacts that were unearthed in the Lincolns' backyard.

Description (physical):

Ceramic. H 2.7 cm, Dia 24.1 cm

Location:
426 S. 7th St.Springfield,Illinois 62701
Identifier:
2010.0001.0013
Institution:
Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Relish Dish

Date:
c.1855

This pressed glass dish may have been used by Mary Lincoln to serve small items such as nuts or pickles. The pattern on this dish is called “Hobnail” for it’s resemblance to medieval hobnail patterning used on wood furniture.

Description (physical):

Glass. H 4 cm, W 21 cm, D 14.5 cm

Location:
426 S. 7th St.Springfield,Illinois 62701
Identifier:
2010.0001.0014
Institution:
Lincoln Home National Historic Site