Frosted glass bust of Lincoln with beard.
Lincoln’s image has long been used for souvenirs. In 1876, at the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, Lincoln image was included in a greatest Americans display. Small glass busts of the people highlighted in the exhibit were made for visitors to take home.
Glass. H 14.5, W 8.8, D 7 cm
Lincoln Home National Historic Site, LIHO 7257.