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Britania's assassination, or -- the republican amusement

Britania's assassination, or -- the republican amusement

Print shows members of the new ministry, among them, Fox, Wilkes, Dunning, Richmond, Burke, and Keppel, dismantle a statue of Britannia; they are prevented from doing further damage by Thurow and Mansfield who ... more

Taking physick, or, The news of shooting the King of Sweden

Taking physick, or, The news of shooting the King of Sweden

British caricature showing the King and Queen sitting in latrine, above which is part of the royal arms, the lion looking down and excreting. They look in horror at Pitt, who tells them of the shooting of Gusta... more

Michel Le Pelletier de St. Fargeau, président a mortier au parlement de Paris, puis député à la Convention Nationale, assassiné le 20 Janvier 1793 Duplessi Bertaux inv. et del. ; Duplessi-Bertaux aqua forti ; Levachez sculp

Michel Le Pelletier de St. Fargeau, président a mortier au parlement d...

Print shows Michel Lepeletier de Saint Fargeau, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile, in medallion above frieze depicting his assassination in a restaurant in the Palais Royal. Title from item. Printed be... more

The assassination of the Sage of Ashland

The assassination of the Sage of Ashland

The artist conveys some of the profound disappointment and anger among Henry Clay's many supporters at the nomination of Zachary Taylor at the June 1848 Whig convention in Philadelphia. The convention's act was... more

Assassination of James King, of William, corner of Montgomery and Washington Streets, San Francisco, California / / Richardson=Cox, sc.  Execution of James P. Casey and Charles Cora in front of the vigilance committee rooms, San Francisco, California

Assassination of James King, of William, corner of Montgomery and Wash...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1856 July 19, p. 88.

[Abraham Lincoln, bust-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, bust-length portrait, facing right]

Ostendorf, no. 12 Meserve, no. 4 Original photograph: The original tintype is at the National Lincoln Museum (Old Ford's Theatre), according to Ostendorf. Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album /... more

Chair occupied by Pres. Lincoln, Ford's Theatre

Chair occupied by Pres. Lincoln, Ford's Theatre

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about Civil war photographs is avai... more

Chair occupied by Pres. Lincoln, Ford's Theatre

Chair occupied by Pres. Lincoln, Ford's Theatre

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about Civil war photographs is avai... more

Terry's panorama of the war! Assassination of Lincoln! and Secretary Seward! Life-size portrait of Booth, the assassin! At On Eve., 1865. Everything new, moral, interesting and instructive! Unprecedented wonder and novelty! This stupendous work

Terry's panorama of the war! Assassination of Lincoln! and Secretary S...

0530M3.; S2 42.; Rec. R.B.; 9-28-42. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Port... more

Coffin containing the remains of President Lincoln; Small doors leading to the President's box, Ford's theatre...; Murder of President Lincoln; Mr. Lincoln carried from the theatre to Petersen's house, opposite; Booth's stable ...; Rear of Ford's theatre ... showing door by which Booth made his escape

Coffin containing the remains of President Lincoln; Small doors leadin...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 20, no. 502 (1865 May 13), p. 125.

Meeting of condolence on the assassination of President Lincoln. Abridged from the Galway express of May 6, 1865.

Meeting of condolence on the assassination of President Lincoln. Abrid...

Lincoln, Abraham,- Death. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 204, Folder 61.

The assassination of Pres Lincoln 1865

The assassination of Pres Lincoln 1865

Sketch of bookstore with bunting. Title inscribed upper right. Inscribed right of image: Treason has done his worst / Ey [sic] high. Inscribed left of image: 332. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.152) ... more

Washington, April 14th, 1865. [MacClure, MacDonald & MacGregor depiction of Lincoln's assassination.]

Washington, April 14th, 1865. [MacClure, MacDonald & MacGregor depicti...

Extracted from Transatlantic sketches; or, Sixty days in America. London, S. Low, Son & Co., 1865.

[Scenes from the assassination of President Lincoln]

[Scenes from the assassination of President Lincoln]

Three separate sketches. Two are street scenes and one a map. Title devised. Inscribed on the map left of image: Short without mantle strapped in saddle black Horse Gray Horse black and tan[] 3 curries in shirt... more

Home of Mr. Petersen, opposite Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C., where the President died; House of Wm. H. Seward, Washington, D.C.

Home of Mr. Petersen, opposite Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C., where...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Wood engraving after Albert Berghaus. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 20, no. 503 (1865 May 20), p. 132.

Ford's Theatre, scene of the assassination

Ford's Theatre, scene of the assassination

"765" below photo. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Title from item.

The martyr of Liberty

The martyr of Liberty

Print shows actor John Wilkes Booth shooting President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C. A quotation from Shakespeare's Macbeth appears below the title. This record contains unverified data... more

Assassination of President Lincoln - the murderer leaping upon the stage, and catching his spur in the flag which hung before the president's box

Assassination of President Lincoln - the murderer leaping upon the sta...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 20 (1865 May 6), p. 98 (cover).

Booth and his associates

Booth and his associates

Montages shows portraits of John Wilkes Booth and his co-conspirators in the assassination of Lincoln: George Azterodt, David Herold, Edmund Spangler, Samuel Arnold, Michael O'Laughlen, and Lewis Powell alias P... more

[Washington, D.C., 1865 - David E. Herold, one of the Lincoln assassination conspirators]

[Washington, D.C., 1865 - David E. Herold, one of the Lincoln assassin...

David E. Herold, half-length portrait, seated, facing right, manacled. Reference copy available in the Civil War photograph soft print file. Original negative available for use: LC-B817-7786

Lincoln's funeral

Lincoln's funeral

Drawing shows Ford's Theatre, 10th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. decorated with funeral bunting for President Abraham Lincoln's funeral. Title inscribed below image. Formerly matted with Waud no. 572 (may be r... more

Telegram extra. Assassination of Abraham Lincoln. J. Wilkie Booth the assassin. Secy Seward and his son Frederick wounded ... War department, 1.30 A. M. April 15th, 1865.

Telegram extra. Assassination of Abraham Lincoln. J. Wilkie Booth the ...

Lincoln, Abraham- Assassination,. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 126, Folder 10.

[Washington, D.C., 1865 - Michael O'Laughlen, one of the Lincoln assassination conspirators]

[Washington, D.C., 1865 - Michael O'Laughlen, one of the Lincoln assas...

Michael O'Laughlen (also spelled O'Laughlin), half-length portrait, seated, facing slightly right, wearing hat, manacled. Reference copy available in the Civil War photograph soft print file. Original negative ... more

[Architectural details with notation: LINCOLN]

[Architectural details with notation: LINCOLN]

Four sketches of Washington buildings. Title devised. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.149) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Dashiell's western panarama [sic] and moving mirror of the assassination of President Lincoln.

Dashiell's western panarama [sic] and moving mirror of the assassinati...

In pencil: the Union Hell on Tuesday [sic] Eve July 31, 1866."

[D.C. - Wash. - "Ford's Theatre as it was in 1865"]

[D.C. - Wash. - "Ford's Theatre as it was in 1865"]

Stereo by Bell & Bros. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf. Theaters.

Old Ford's Theatre, 10th St. N.W. Washington D.C. (where Lincoln was shot)

Old Ford's Theatre, 10th St. N.W. Washington D.C. (where Lincoln was s...

Photo shows Ford's Theater and, to the right, the Central Free Dispensary, which opened in 1871. (Source: D. Tooley, 2007)

New Jersey--President Garfield at Elberon--His first view of the ocean from his reclining-chair, Sept. 13th / from a sketch by a staff artist.

New Jersey--President Garfield at Elberon--His first view of the ocean...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 63, 1881 Oct. 1, p. 65.

From the cradle to the grave, scenes and incidents in the life of James A. Garfield

From the cradle to the grave, scenes and incidents in the life of Jame...

16919 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-... more

New Jersey--The removal of President Garfield, with his physicians and attendants, from the White House to the Francklyn cottage, at Elberon by the sea, September 6th / from sketches by a staff artist.

New Jersey--The removal of President Garfield, with his physicians and...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1881 Sept. 24, p. 56-57.

[Events related to the assassination of President Garfield]

[Events related to the assassination of President Garfield]

Prints show Alexander Graham Bell using his induction-balance device to locate the bullet in President Garfield's body; fireworks at Fort Greene in Brooklyn, New York; and an evening service at Asbury Park, New Jersey.

Historical photograph of the assassination of President Garfield

Historical photograph of the assassination of President Garfield

Composite of 9 photoprints: portraits of Pres. Garfield, Dr. Bliss, Dr. Townshend and Guiteau the assassin; exterior of B.&P. Depot and room where he was shot; the coffin in State in U.S. Capitol; the gun used.... more

The hoaxer hoaxed / J.A. Wales.

The hoaxer hoaxed / J.A. Wales.

Print shows New York Herald editor James Gordon Bennett, holding a shotgun and carrying a bag labeled "Game Bag for Sensations J.G. Bennett", standing next to a scarecrow labeled "$500.00 Herald Cheque" and "Th... more

The President recovering. Facts and incidents of the last week / from sketches by Albert Shults.

The President recovering. Facts and incidents of the last week / from ...

Head-and-shoulders portraits of Mrs. Dr. Susan Edson, Dr. J.J. Woodward, and Dr. Robert Reyburn; woman handing guard bottle of patent medicine for the president; collection of quack medicines and apparatus; Jam... more

Where Justice will have to look for jurors who have not formed an opinion in the Guiteau case / J. Keppler.

Where Justice will have to look for jurors who have not formed an opin...

Print shows Justice holding a large sword and carrying a lantern, with a cloth labeled "Justice" over her mouth, searching a cemetery, among tombstones labeled "Formed no opinion died 1660, Formed no opinion 16... more

The interior of the car, with the bed on which the President was carried, Sept. 6, 1881

The interior of the car, with the bed on which the President was carri...

Interior of a railroad car, President Garfield in bed being attended to by his wife and several doctors. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1881 Sept. 24, pp. 56-57. Reference copy in PRES FILE.

Charles J. Guiteau

Charles J. Guiteau

Photograph shows portrait of Guiteau, assassin of President Garfield, taken in jail in Washington, D.C. 2169 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. On recto: "No. 2."

Charles J. Guiteau

Charles J. Guiteau

Photograph shows portrait of Guiteau, assassin of President Garfield, taken in jail in Washington, D.C. 2174 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. On recto: "No. 7."

The Killing of Pizarro / Paris.

The Killing of Pizarro / Paris.

Illus. in: The New world heroes of discovery and conquest / by D.M. Kelsey. Philadelphia, Pa. : National Publishing Company, c1891, p. 414. Reference copy in Biog. File - Pizarro, Francisco, 1470?-1541.

[Photograph of a painting of Ford's Theatre interior, showing where President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated] / Painted by Chas. Gulager.

[Photograph of a painting of Ford's Theatre interior, showing where Pr...

Caption printed below the photo: "From original painting of the inside of the box at Ford's Theatre, in which the President, Abraham Lincoln, was shot, on the night of April 14, 1865. Numbered key identifies th... more

U.S. Reports: Home Benefit Association v. Sargent, 142 U.S. 691 (1892)

U.S. Reports: Home Benefit Association v. Sargent, 142 U.S. 691 (1892)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 142; October Term, 1891; Home Benefit Association v. Sargent

Aroused! / Dalrymple.

Aroused! / Dalrymple.

Print shows Marie-François-Sadi Carnot lying in state after being assassinated by an Italian anarchist; in the right foreground, a female figure holding a sword labeled "Law and Order" is stepping on a large sn... more

Fords opera house in which Abraham Lincoln was shot

Fords opera house in which Abraham Lincoln was shot

Photograph showing horses and buggies in front of Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C. Title from item.

[Sisters in sorrow]

[Sisters in sorrow]

Britannia, a draped female figure, extends her hand to a mourning, female figure of Italia, kneeling beside a casket. Matted with offprint for published version. No copyright information found with item. Publis... more

A new uniform and new responsibilities / Dalrymple.

A new uniform and new responsibilities / Dalrymple.

Illustration shows Theodore Roosevelt taking over the duties of president following the assassination of President McKinley. He is standing in an office, holding a paper labeled "Mckinley's Policy"; his rough r... more

The "reds" and the "yellows"

The "reds" and the "yellows"

Illustration shows Puck pointing at two men and tugging at the robe of Justice who is raising the blindfold from over her eyes and giving a stern look at the men, one a ruffian holding a bomb and a red flag lab... more

Execution of Czolgosz, with panorama of Auburn Prison /

Execution of Czolgosz, with panorama of Auburn Prison /

The film begins by showing railroad cars in the foreground with the overshadowing walls of a state prison in the background. The second camera position, from a higher elevation, pans slowly showing the yard int... more

The martyred presidents /

The martyred presidents /

This film is difficult to classify. It opens on a scene showing a mourner with bowed head sitting in front of what appears to be a tombstone. Shortly afterwards, the face of Abraham Lincoln and then of two othe... more

Leon F. Czolgosz, the assassin

Leon F. Czolgosz, the assassin

Reproduction of first photograph of Leon F. Czolgosz, the assassin of President William McKinley, in jail. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's weekly, McKinley extra, 1901 Sept. 9, cover. Copyrighted by Judge Company, 1901.

Anxious crowds reading bullitens[sic] of McKinley's condition the night he died at Buffalo

Anxious crowds reading bullitens[sic] of McKinley's condition the nigh...

H9823 U.S. Copyright Office. On recto: Sold only by Griffith & Griffith.

The mob outside the Temple of Music at the Pan-American Exposition /

The mob outside the Temple of Music at the Pan-American Exposition /

"The camera was positioned at such a height behind a large group of people outside an exhibit building that mainly hats are visible"--Early motion pictures. On Friday, September 6th, 1901, we had our cameras in... more

William McKinley. Martyred president - illustrious citizen, soldier & statesman - from birth to death

William McKinley. Martyred president - illustrious citizen, soldier & ...

Print shows a statue of William McKinley, full-length, standing on a pedestal with an eagle at his feet, a stars and stripes shield on center of the pedestal, and at the base of the monument female figures of C... more

Assassination of President McKinley

Assassination of President McKinley

Czolgosz shoots President McKinley with a concealed revolver, at Pan-American Exposition reception, Sept. 6th, 1901. H65676 U.S. Copyright Office. Photograph of wash drawing by T. Dart Walker.

Milburn Residence (where President McKinley died), Buffalo, N.Y

Milburn Residence (where President McKinley died), Buffalo, N.Y

"187 Clif." on negative and transparency. Corresponding glass transparency available on videodisc frame 1A- 30911. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 070293. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Last known home of Czar Nicholas /

Last known home of Czar Nicholas /

Camera pans the home of a merchant named Ipatiev, where Nicholas II, last Russian emperor, and his royal family were executed in Ekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk), July 1918. Second sequence is views of men, identified... more

Lincoln Memorial. Lincoln Museum (Ford's Theatre)
Buffalo, buffalo textual transcription

Buffalo, buffalo textual transcription

Textual song transcription. In English.

[John F. Kennedy motorcade, Dallas, Texas, Nov. 22, 1963]

[John F. Kennedy motorcade, Dallas, Texas, Nov. 22, 1963]

Photograph shows a close-up view of President and Mrs. Kennedy and Texas Governor John Connally and his wife. VAU 617-360 U.S. Copyright Office. Title devised by Library staff. Copyright by Victor Hugo King. Mr... more

D/A Henry Wade (l) conducts press conf. in line-up room / New York Herald Tribune photo by Bill Sauro.

D/A Henry Wade (l) conducts press conf. in line-up room / New York Her...

Title from item. NYWT&S staff photograph. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

Crowds outside of Unity funeral home / World Telegram & Sun photo by O. Fernandez.

Crowds outside of Unity funeral home / World Telegram & Sun photo by O...

NYWT&S staff photograph. Title from item. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

Bullet holes in back of stage where Malcom X was shot / World Telegram & Sun photo by Stanley Wolfson .

Bullet holes in back of stage where Malcom X was shot / World Telegram...

NYWT&S staff photograph. Title from item. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

This is where Malcolm X was standing when assassins struck--Note bullet holes in rostrum / World Telegram & Sun photo by Stanley Wolfson.

This is where Malcolm X was standing when assassins struck--Note bulle...

Audubon ballroom where Malcolm X was slain. NYWT&S staff photograph. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

Arrow shows blood stain on stage of Audubon ballroom where Malcolm X was shot / World Telegram & Sun photo by Stanley Wolfson.

Arrow shows blood stain on stage of Audubon ballroom where Malcolm X w...

NYWT&S staff photograph. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

Policeman maintains watch from roof of Unity funeral home where body of Malcolm X is reposing / World Telegram & Sun photo by O. Fernandez.

Policeman maintains watch from roof of Unity funeral home where body o...

NYWT&S staff photograph. Title from news agency caption on item. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

[Demonstrators with signs, one reading "Let his death not be in vain",  in front of the White House, after the assassination of Martin Luther King, April, 1968]

[Demonstrators with signs, one reading "Let his death not be in vain",...

Title devised by Library staff. Contact sheet folder not on shelf (6/8/2011). U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 18935... more

Sirhan Mesches '68

Sirhan Mesches '68

Drawing shows Sirhan B. Sirhan, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right. The drawing is dated [19]68, so may have been done while in captivity or at an arraignment, prior to Sirhan's trial in 1969. T... more

United States Code: Presidential Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assault, 18 U.S.C. §§ 1751-1752 (1970)

United States Code: Presidential Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assault...

Description: U.S. Code 1970 Edition, Title 18: Crimes and Criminal Procedure, Part I: Crimes, Chapter 84: Presidential Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assault, Sections 1751-1752

United States Code: Congressional Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assault, 18 U.S.C. § 351 (1970)

United States Code: Congressional Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assaul...

Description: U.S. Code 1970 Edition, Title 18: Crimes and Criminal Procedure, Part I: Crimes, Chapter 18: Congressional Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assault, Section 351

United States Code: Congressional Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assault, 18 U.S.C. § 351 (1976)

United States Code: Congressional Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assaul...

Description: U.S. Code 1976 Edition, Title 18: Crimes and Criminal Procedure, Part I: Crimes, Chapter 18: Congressional Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assault, Section 351

United States Code: Congressional Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assault, 18 U.S.C. § 351 (Suppl. 5 1976)

United States Code: Congressional Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assaul...

Description: U.S. Code 1976 Edition, Supplement 5, Title 18: Crimes and Criminal Procedure, Part I: Crimes, Chapter 18: Congressional Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assault, Section 351

United States Code: Presidential Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assault, 18 U.S.C. §§ 1751-1752 (1976)

United States Code: Presidential Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assault...

Description: U.S. Code 1976 Edition, Title 18: Crimes and Criminal Procedure, Part I: Crimes, Chapter 84: Presidential Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assault, Sections 1751-1752

United States Code: Congressional Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assault, 18 U.S.C. § 351 (Suppl. 2 1976)

United States Code: Congressional Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assaul...

Description: U.S. Code 1976 Edition, Supplement 2, Title 18: Crimes and Criminal Procedure, Part I: Crimes, Chapter 18: Congressional Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assault, Section 351

United States Code: Congressional Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assault, 18 U.S.C. § 351 (Suppl. 3 1976)

United States Code: Congressional Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assaul...

Description: U.S. Code 1976 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 18: Crimes and Criminal Procedure, Part I: Crimes, Chapter 18: Congressional Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assault, Section 351

United States Code: Congressional Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assault, 18 U.S.C. § 351 (Suppl. 4 1976)

United States Code: Congressional Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assaul...

Description: U.S. Code 1976 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 18: Crimes and Criminal Procedure, Part I: Crimes, Chapter 18: Congressional Assassination, Kidnaping, and Assault, Section 351

Oil painting of mortally wounded Abraham Lincoln as he is moved from Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C.

Oil painting of mortally wounded Abraham Lincoln as he is moved from F...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Exhibit showing the coat Abraham Lincoln wore the night he was assassinated. Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C.

Exhibit showing the coat Abraham Lincoln wore the night he was assassi...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. This image was taken in the 1980s. The display of Linco... more

Coat Abraham Lincoln was wearing the night be was shot by Booth at Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C.

Coat Abraham Lincoln was wearing the night be was shot by Booth at For...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C.

Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C.

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency not held by the Library. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M.... more

Lincoln Box, the box in which assassin John Wilkes Booth shot Abraham Lincoln during the president's visit to Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C.

Lincoln Box, the box in which assassin John Wilkes Booth shot Abraham ...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. The furniture in the box is not original. Title, date, ... more

Coat Abraham Lincoln was wearing the night be was shot by Booth at Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C.

Coat Abraham Lincoln was wearing the night be was shot by Booth at For...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Front bedroom at the Petersen House, Washington, D.C.

Front bedroom at the Petersen House, Washington, D.C.

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. In 1849, William A. Petersen, a German tailor, construc... more

Abraham Lincoln bronze life mask and hands and what was in his pockets the night he died in 1865, kept at Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C.

Abraham Lincoln bronze life mask and hands and what was in his pockets...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords based on information provided... more

Compass belonging to Abraham Lincoln, preserved at Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C., where he was mortally wounded by assassin John Wilkes Booth in 1865

Compass belonging to Abraham Lincoln, preserved at Ford's Theatre, Was...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords from information provided by ... more

Petersen House, where Abraham Lincoln was carried and died after assassin John Wilkes Booth mortally wounded him across the street at Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C.

Petersen House, where Abraham Lincoln was carried and died after assas...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

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