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Globe

1812

Lincoln Home National Historic Site, National Park Service

Lincoln Home National Historic Site, National Park Service

The Lincolns had a set of globes in their back parlor. A Boston Journal reporter described the back parlor: “There were miscellaneous books on the shelves, two globes, celestial and terrestrial, in the corners of the room…” This table-top mounted globe matches what the Lincolns had.

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Details

  • Title: Globe
  • Date Created: 1812
  • Contributor: Lincoln Home National Historic Site, National Park Service
  • Original Source: http://www.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/liho/exb/Home/LIHO2_Globe.html
  • Source: Lincoln Home National Historic Site
  • Place Of Production: Manufactured in London, England
  • National Park Service Catalog Number: LIHO 2
  • Measurements: H 47.5, Dia 45 cm
  • Materials: Wood, brass

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