Drawing of the Sitting Room of the Lincoln Home
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Drawing of the Sitting Room of the Lincoln Home, facing south, as it appeared in late 1860 or early 1861. Published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper on March 9, 1861. Last of the three images to appear in Frank Leslie's Newspaper. No photographic images of the interior of the Lincoln Home are known to exist prior to 1870, making these images rare and valuable to the historic community. The attemps to duplicate the interior of the Home extended to the wallpaper, carpeting, curtains, and arrangement of the furniture in each room. How we learn about communities 16 History
|Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
|Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865|
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