Cane, from Lincoln Home
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Plain turned wood cane with paper label attatched certifying authenticity. Rounded top, tapers slightly to rounded end. End has 1 cm turning hole in center. Most of paper label has flaked off. Thin decorative border, does not completely wrap around label. L 36 1/2" x Diam. 1" to 1/2". Label reads: "...Witness to the fell(ing and cutting) up/into "Linc(oln canes" of the B)lack/walnut tre(e)... Farm/was for(merly) the... Home of Abr(aham L)incoln in Harristown Tow(nship)." Label discolored and somewhat unstable, with heavy losses. American Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities 16 History
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
|Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865|
Lincoln, Thomas (Tad), 1853-1871
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