Elizabeth "Libbie" Bacon Custer - American Folk Figure. She was the wife of Civil War Major General George Armstrong Custer. After General Custer's death at the Battle of Little Big Horn in 1876, she became a celebrity herself. She wrote many articles and books, and gave many lectures that contributed to the elevation of her husband to near-mythical status.
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Carved Panel from the great Celtic Cross of Lindisfarne Abbey, Northumberland. The patterns are copied from the illuminated books created by the monks of Lindisfarne Abbey. An inscription added to the panels honours God and St. Cuthbert by Eadfrith, Bishop of Lindisfarne in 721.