Hall chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
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Spool-turned hall chair on castors. Chair arms, back, and seat upholstered. Back is straight with two beaded rods next to back. The rods are topped with spindles. Back of chair is topped with "s" turned wood ending approx. three inches down each side of chair back. Small oval between curves. H 42" x W 17" x D 17". This chair is typical of furniture available to the Lincoln family and midwestern Illinois in general. It may have been Lincoln's. It did later belong to son, Robert Lincoln. 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, Robert Todd, 1843-1926
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