3D Object Mary Todd Lincoln's seed-pearl necklace and matching bracelets.

Format 3D Object
Contributors Tiffany
Language English
Subjects Inaugural Ball
Lincoln, Abraham
Lincoln, Mary Todd
Physical Objects
Realia
Title
Mary Todd Lincoln's seed-pearl necklace and matching bracelets.
Contributor Names
Tiffany (Artist)
Created / Published
n. d.
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Lincoln, Mary Todd (1818-1882)
-  inaugural ball
-  realia
-  Physical Objects
Genre
realia
Physical Objects
Notes
-  The jewelry came to the Library in 1937 as part of the gift from Lincoln's granddaughter, Mary Lincoln Isham
-  Tiffany records indicate that President Abraham Lincoln purchased the items on April 28, 1862 in Manhattan. "The pearl necklace sold for $180 and the two bracelets for $350., and that on January 24, 1863, we sold two bracelets to order for $350.
-  Mary Todd Lincoln wore the jewelry to the first Lincoln inaugural ball.
Source Collection
The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
Repository
Rare Book And Special Collections Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lprbscsm.scsm1298


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