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Military cast-iron picture frame
Description A black, oval, cast-iron, military-type picture frame with a decorative Federal eagle at the top, an American flag on each side and an American flag shield at the bottom. The frame originally held a portrait of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 20 inches height
12 inches width
9 inches height portrait opening
7 inches width portrait opening
Nomenclature Frame (furnishing)
Subjects Used during Civil War
Household. Decoration & Ornament. Picture Frames
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865
Civil War
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 70.110.2