1. Creator/Author:
  2. Artvue Post Card Co. (16)

Replica of Room and Actual Bed in which Lincoln Died - Chicago Historical Society

Creator:
Artvue Post Card Co.
Location:
New York, New York
Origin Date:
1920-1940
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 3 7/16 in x 5 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.1130
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This postcard features a view of the Chicago Historical Society's replica room with the actual deathbed in which President Abraham Lincoln died on April 15, 1865. The deathbed is in the collection of the Chicago Historical Society. The caption is printed along the bottom edge of the image. The postcard reverse is divided. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum