3D Object Hickory mallet used by Leonard Wells Volk in making his busts of Lincoln and Douglas.
Articles and Essays with this item:
Volk, Leonard Wells
Douglas, Stephen Arnold
Lincoln Portrait Of
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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