Wall clock, typical of timepieces during Lincoln's lifetime
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Walnut wall clock, "E. Howard & Co." on round clock face. Roman numerals, 2nd hand small face with Arabic numerals in 10's. Pendulum works in case with partial glass front. Cornice base, molding around face, housing, and case. Pendulum round with circulinear decorations, pointed tip, calibrated scale at bottom, mirror in back. H 60 3/4" x W 19" x D 6 1/2". Typical of timepieces available in Antebellum, mid-western IL during Abraham Lincoln's life in Springfield, 1844-1861. American Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities 16 History
|E. Howard & Co|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
|Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865|
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