Wall clock, belonging to the Lincoln family
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Black Forest wall clock with painted wooden shield dial, decorated with flowers at top and columns at sides. Painted black metal hands. Wooden case attatched with hooks. Illegible ink inscription on back of case. Painted tin weights, utilizing buckshot. Adjustable brass pendulum. H 18" x W 12 5/8" x D 5 3/8". This clock was possibly a gift from Robert Todd, Mary's father, to Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln for their wedding. 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, Mary Todd, 1818-1882
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