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Stephen Carpenter
Stephen Carpenter • 1 year ago

Mary Todd Lincoln's seed pearl necklace and bracelets on exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibit. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.] One can see Mary wearing this favorite set of pearl necklace and bracelets in many of her portraits.

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