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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
Death
Deathbeds
Mourning
Lithographs
Search Terms Death
Lithographs
Mourning
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS