Parian Ware Bust Of Robert Burns

Date:
1845-1855

Lincoln’s favorite poet was Robert Burns. He often quoted lines from a poem to friends. The bust sits on a whatnot in the Front Parlor in tribute to that admiration.

Description (physical):

Fired, unglazed porcelain. H 20.3 cm, W 13, D 8 cm

Location:
426 S. 7th St.Springfield,Illinois 62701
Identifier:
2010.0001.0008
Institution:
Lincoln Home National Historic Site