HOME COOKING: Woman baking in a large kitchen with lean-to pantry and a wood-burning stove. The sconces or reflectors on the kerosene lamps intensified the light. c. 1910 [Wisconsin HS]
*ABRAHAM LINCOLN ~ in His White House Office. This is one of the only photographs of Abraham Lincoln in his White House office. It was taken by Anthony Berger, a Brady operator, to assist the artist Francis B. Carpenter in his massive painting of Lincoln reading the Emancipation Proclamation to his cabinet.