Photographic print, of Henson Robinson
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Sepia photograph of Henson Robinson. Portrait, deep frame, outside black grain painting over white. Inside stained and black bands with gilt. Mat has sea-green linen look. Marked on back "Henson Robinson/Born-March 15, 1839 Xenia, Ohio/Died-April 17, 1900 Spfd." Signs of former oval mat, minor scratches on frame. Part of set with LIHO 7035. H 27 1/4" x W 23 1/4" x D 1 3/4" (frame). Henson Robinson was a prominent citizen of Springfield, IL, and a neighbor of Abraham Lincoln. His stove company provided canons during the Civil War, and is still in existence today as a heating and cooling company in Springfield. 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|
Robinson, Henson, 1839-1900
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