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  1. The Faces of Abraham Lincoln: The Meserve Lincoln Photographs, 1845-1865
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    Lincoln biographer Carl Sandburg, in his introduction to The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln (New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1944) quotes Civil War era journalist David Ross Locke’s impressions on meeting Lincoln: “I never saw a more thoughtful face. I never saw a more dignified face. I never saw so sad a face.” This collection of images—reproductions of prints made...
  2. Main Street Buildings
    Image | 1865

    Shows the north side of Main Street east of the intersection with Neil Street.
  3. Main Street Buildings
    Image | 1865

    Shows the south side of Main Street east of the intersection with Market Street.
  4. Carte-de-Visite of Lincoln Home draped in mourning
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Sepia-toned print of Lincoln Home draped in mourning with the simple Tilton (renters living in Lincoln Home in 1865) draping. View from SW corner, with a group of men standing in front and behind fence. Black cloth drapes from windows across front of house and part of sides. Small tree in front and some trees to side. L 3 7/8" x W 2 3/8".
  5. Print of Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln Home and horse
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    "Mr. Lincoln, Residence and Horse/In Springfield, Illinois... On His Return". Lincoln on horseback, riding black horse, in front of home, waves top hat to crowd of well-dressed people. From SW corner. Lincoln's picture is based on reverse of photo taken Feb. 9, 1864. L 22" x W 17 1/4".
  6. The New Capitol, Columbia, S.C.
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of the New Capitol, Columbia, S. C. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions: 8"x10".
  7. Columbia, S.C., from the Capitol
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of Columbia taken from the Capitol. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions: 8"x10".
  8. Ruins of the R. R. Depot, Charleston
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of the ruins of the Railroad Depot in Charleston, South Carolina. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New ...
  9. Defenses of the Etawah Bridge
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of the defenses of the Etawah Bridge. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions: 8"x10".
  10. Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue for 1865, of Plows and Other Agricultural Implements and Machinery
    Multi-Page Item | 25 pages

    Trade catalog from Furst and Bradley. Dimensions: 8.75" x 5.75".
  11. Sherman and his Generals
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of black and white photograph of Sherman and his Generals. From left to right: Major General O. O. Howard, Major General J. A. Logan, Major General Wm. T. Sherman, Major General Jeff. C. Davis, Major General H. W. Slocum, Major General J. A. Mower, Major General F. P. Blair. Dimensions: 8" x 10". Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaig...
  12. Commemorative Ribbon
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    White silk ribbon wound on round wooden core. Extremely fragile. Diam. 2 3/8".
  13. Commemorative ribbon, originally used on Lincoln's catafalque during his funeral at the Old State Capitol in Springfield, IL
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    White silk grosgrain ribbon. Extremely fragile, rapidly disintegrating. L 21 1/2" x W 2 3/4".
  14. Trim 3, from Lincoln's catafalque
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Black wool fringe. Cord is looped and sewn together to form tape. First continues to form tassels before next loop of tape. Tassels made by cord, twisting back on self. Additional, thinner, cord sewn diagonal across front of tape in long and short sections in pattern. Excellent condition. L 20" x W 6 1/16".
  15. Trim 2, from Lincoln's catafalque
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Silver thread and wire fringe segment. 3/8" wide tape of silver thread, very thin wire thread tassels are attached close together. Silver tassels, twisted into spiral pattern, all same length. L 22 7/16" x W 4".
  16. Trim 1, from Lincoln's catafalque
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Silver thread & wire wrapped around wooden beads, with fringe bottom. Small top bead wrapped in basket weave pattern, small wrapped ring separates two beads. Larger bead wrapped in ribbed pattern. Fringe, which is attached to bottom of bead, is twisted wire in a spiral pattern. Secured on thin wooden dowel. H 7" x Diam 3 3/8".
  17. Stereograph from a room in Lincoln Home
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Sepia-toned stereograph of two nearly-identical photos, mounted side-by-side on tan cardboard. Shows washstand, towel rack, and kettles near a window. A large print hangs from rope and a small print is sitting on a sconce over the washstand. Washstand is stained dark, has turned corner posts, double doors, and a marble top. Two large white bowls sit on top with glass bottle ...
  18. Ruins of the Pinckney Mansion, Charleston
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduction of a black and white photograph of the ruins of the Pinckney Mansion in Charleston, South Carolina. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. Ne...