Harper’s Weekly Newspaper showing the Lincoln Home with the Tilton Kitchen
Nov. 26, 1864
Interest in the Lincolns’ home increased after Mr. Lincoln became President. Harper’s Weekly newspaper published this image of the Lincoln home in 1864. A small addition off the back of the house was added by the Tilton family, the renters who had written to Mr. Lincoln for permission to add on to the kitchen.
Paper. H 27, W 40.2 cm
Lincoln Home National Historic Site, LIHO 6617