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Dining Chairs

1840/1850

Lincoln Home National Historic Site, National Park Service

Lincoln Home National Historic Site, National Park Service

Empire style, gondola chair with removable shield-shaped seats.

A set of six side chairs were scattered around the parlors of the Lincoln Home. The chairs, with mahogany veneer and horsehair seats, were used by numerous dignitaries and friends.

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  • Title: Dining Chairs
  • Date Created: 1840/1850
  • Contributor: Lincoln Home National Historic Site, National Park Service
  • Original Source: http://www.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/liho/exb/Home/LIHO1119_1121chairs.html
  • Source: Lincoln Home National Historic Site
  • National Park Service Catalog Number: LIHO 1119 and LIHO 1121
  • Measurements: H 78, W 45, D 55 cm
  • Materials: Mahogany veneer, wood, horsehair

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