• Creator
  • Volk, Leonard Wells, 1828-1895
  • Created Date
  • 06/16/03
  • Description
  • Bust of head of Abraham Lincoln, made from alvastone resembling bronze. Markings: on right side of base, "Calvas Studios"; on back of base "Abraham Lincoln Modeled from Life by Leonard V. Volk, Chicago, 1860. Reproduction of a bust created by Leonard Volk in 1860. Mr. Volk presented a slightly different bust (this is based on that original) to Mrs. Lincoln in the summer of 1860 which they displayed on a whatnot in the Front Parlor. American Co... more
    Bust of head of Abraham Lincoln, made from alvastone resembling bronze. Markings: on right side of base, "Calvas Studios"; on back of base "Abraham Lincoln Modeled from Life by Leonard V. Volk, Chicago, 1860. Reproduction of a bust created by Leonard Volk in 1860. Mr. Volk presented a slightly different bust (this is based on that original) to Mrs. Lincoln in the summer of 1860 which they displayed on a whatnot in the Front Parlor. American Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities. 16 History. less
  • Format
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