President Lincoln's Suit

ID: SIA2009-0440

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1959

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 18, Folder 3

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Summary

Exhibit in the Arts and Industries Building in 1959 celebrated the 150th anniversary of the birth of President Abraham Lincoln. A mannequin wears President Lincoln's suit. The mannequin of Lincoln has his left hand resting on a chair and his top hat is on the seat of the chair. A cabinet to his right holds some books and an inkwell sits on top.

Subject

  • Lincoln, Abraham 1809-1865
  • United States President (1861-1865 : Lincoln)
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 18, Folder 3

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1959

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Mannequins (figures)
  • Books and reading
  • Chairs
  • Clothing and dress
  • Exhibitions
  • Inkwells
  • Hats
  • Presidents
  • Books
  • Presidents--Biography--Exhibitions

Place

United States

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

SIA2009-0440

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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