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Ford's Theatre Playbill: "Virginius"

Creator:
John T. Ford
Location:
Washington, D. C.
Origin Date:
1864
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 16 1/2 in x 5 3/16 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.2200
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Three-dimensional Objects

Description

This print is a playbill for Ford's Theatre in Washington, D. C., advertising the performance of "Virginius" on April 7, 1864. A list of the actors portraying the characters in the play and notices of Edwin Forrest's upcoming performances make up the central portion of the playbill. The prices of admission are listed at the bottom of the playbill. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum