3D Objects Hickory mallet used by Leonard Wells Volk in making his busts of Lincoln and Douglas.

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Title
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
Genre
realia
Physical Objects
Notes
-  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.
Medium
Box: 28.5 long x 18 w x 16.5 deep; mallet: 22 cm long x 12 cm wide.
Call Number/Physical Location
Stern catalog 5149 & 5141
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.scsm1060
Online Format
image

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Chicago citation style:

Volk, Leonard Wells. Hickory mallet used by Leonard Wells Volk in making his busts of Lincoln and Douglas. Mallet used to make bust of Lincoln in, 1860. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm001060/. (Accessed January 18, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Volk, L. W. (1860) Hickory mallet used by Leonard Wells Volk in making his busts of Lincoln and Douglas. Mallet used to make bust of Lincoln in. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm001060/.

MLA citation style:

Volk, Leonard Wells. Hickory mallet used by Leonard Wells Volk in making his busts of Lincoln and Douglas. Mallet used to make bust of Lincoln in, 1860. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm001060/>.