Format 3D Object
Contributors Volk, Leonard Wells
Dates 1860
Location Chicago
New York
United States
Language English
Subjects Douglas, Stephen Arnold
Lincoln, Abraham
Lincoln Portrait Of
Physical Objects
Volk, Leonard Wells
Hickory mallet used by Leonard Wells Volk in making his busts of Lincoln and Douglas.
Contributor Names
Volk, Leonard Wells (Sculptor)
Created / Published
Mallet used to make bust of Lincoln in 1860.
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Douglas, Stephen Arnold (1813-1861)
-  Lincoln-portrait of
-  Volk, Leonard Wells (1828-1895)
-  realia
-  Physical Objects
-  United States -- New York
-  United States -- Massachusetts
-  United States -- Illinois -- Cook -- Chicago
Physical Objects
-  Accompanying handwritten note by the sculptor's son, Jessie Volk: Hickory mallet used by my father 16 years in New York and Massachusetts. Given me by him in 1847. Since which time I have used it. Mallet used by Leonard Wells Volk in making the bust of Abraham Lincoln in Chicago, 1860.
Box: 28.5 long x 18 w x 16.5 deep; mallet: 22 cm long x 12 cm wide.
Call Number
Stern catalog 5149 & 5141
Source Collection
The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
Rare Book And Special Collections Division
Digital Id

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