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Description

The object is a group of six small albumen photographs affixed to a single mount. The images depict various views associated with Abraham Lincoln's funeral train.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1965

Measurement

3 X 3 inches (individual photos), 12 X 10 inches (mount)

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen prints on paper mount

Inscription

recto, handwritten below the top three photographs: Locomotive Constitution / Funeral car waiting for the body. / Lying in state at City Hall. N. Y. / recto, handwritten between the two rows of photographs: President Lincoln funeral Hudson R.R. Depot 34th St N.Y. recto, handwritten above the bottom three photographs: Locomotive Constitution and Union / The Funeral Train waiting. / arrival at the depot. verso, at bottom right corner: (52)

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

albumen print

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

5231

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

President Lincoln Funeral, Hudson River RR Dept 34th St. N.Y.

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