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Object Name Print
Title Death of President Lincoln
Catalog Number 1987.45.16
Creator Currier & Ives
Date 1865
Material(s) Paper
Dimensions H-10 W-14 inches
Description This image shows the death bed of President Lincoln. on the left side of the image is a group of men--some holding handkerchiefs. In the front middle is a man in a Union uniform holding a handkerchief to his face. Behind him is a man seated at the bedside holding Lincoln's right hand. In the bed with his eyes closed is Abraham Lincoln wearing a white shirt. To his left is Mary Todd Lincoln seated in a chair. She is holding a handkerchief to her face. A small boy (Tad?) is standing in front of Mrs. Lincoln with his head in her lap. She is holding his right hand. Behind Mrs. Lincoln is a young woman who is holding a handkerchief to her face. To her left is a table with a pitcher, a glass and two medicine bottles.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Event American Civil War
People Lincoln, Abraham
Lincoln, Mary Todd
Subjects Assassinations
Search Terms Death
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS