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Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln

Creator:
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
Location:
unknown place made
Origin Date:
1874
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 18 1/2 in x 19 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0393
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This color print depicts Abraham Lincoln's assassination. Lincoln and Mary Todd sit in a theater balcony with their backs to the viewer. Booth stands on the far left, his arm stretched out pointing a gun at the back of Lincoln's head. The Lincoln's guests, Miss Harris and Major Rathbone are seated on the right. The theater box is decorated with lush carpet and thick drapes. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.