Stereograph Of A Mirrored Dresser With Small Chair On The Side

Date:
c. 1865

Stereographs of famous places and things were popular in the mid-to-late 1800s, including items associated with the Lincoln family. A dresser topped with a mirror and several side chairs were situated in the guest room. The Lincolns installed the Venetian blinds in the window.

Description (physical):

Paper. H 8. 1, W 17 cm

Location:
426 S. 7th St.Springfield,Illinois 62701
Identifier:
2010.0001.0010
Institution:
Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Stereograph Of A Silver Serving Set On A Round Table.

Date:
c. 1865

Stereographs of famous places and things were popular in the mid-to-late 1800s, including items associated with the Lincoln family. According to the note on the stereograph, this silver serving set was presented to Lincoln before his first nomination in 1860. It appears to be on a table in the sitting room or dining room.

Description (physical):

Paper, cardboard. H 8.4 cm, W 17.1 cm

Location:
426 S. 7th St.Springfield,Illinois 62701
Identifier:
2010.0001.0011
Institution:
Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Carte-de-visite of Lincoln's Bed

Date:
c. 1865

Bedroom image with large bed on small card, table in front with basket and books. Mismarked as Lincoln’s death bed, this image of Lincoln’s bed matches the bed seen in LIHO 10360. Several other items, including a sewing basket belonging to Mary Lincoln, and books known to belong to the Lincolns are on the table in front of the bed. The basket and books are in the Lincoln Home collection.

Description (physical):

Paper, cardboard. H 6.2 cm, W 10.2 cm

Location:
426 S. 7th St.Springfield,Illinois 62701
Identifier:
2010.0001.0012
Institution:
Lincoln Home National Historic Site