Chicago Sculptor Replaces Missing Sword On Lincoln's Tomb
By Amy Cavanaugh in News on May 13, 2012 3:00PM
Lincoln's Tomb [Bob & Mary]
Perhaps the third time's the charm for the sword, which has been replaced by Chicago sculptor Marshall Svendsen of True Form Productions. The Art Institute of Chicago grad volunteered to make a replacement, and he took broken pieces of the recovered sword and made silicone molds of them to help make the sculpture. The new sword is made of bronze.
The State Journal-Register in Springfield has a video of Svendsen installing the sword: