1. Lincoln Timeline

The Last Moments of Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States

Creator:
Max Rosenthal
Location:
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia
Origin Date:
1865
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 30 in x 32 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0258
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This hand-colored lithograph depicts the final moments of Abraham Lincoln as he lays on his death bed in the Petersen House. A divine George Washington observes from the Heavens as three angels break through the ceiling and beckon to Lincoln. Twelve men surround the bed, their heads bowed. The title is printed below the image. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.