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The pink-hued cabinet card features a photograph of an illustration (possibly an engraving or lithograph) of Abraham Lincoln's funeral car in New York, 26 April 1865. In the image, the car is adorned with ostrich plumes, bunting, and flags. Sixteen horses are shown pulling the car and various soldiers march alongside the procession.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
4 1/4 X 6 1/2 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); albumen process
recto, at right of print: (Copyrighted 1879.) / Funeral Car of President Lincoln. / New York, April 26th, 1865. / Chas. Eisenmann, Photo., / 229 Bowery, N. Y. verso, backmark: Established 1841. / P RELYEA, / Practical Undertaker, / No. 3 Willet Street, N. Y. / Brance, 160 Broadway, Brooklyn, E. D. / Undertaker for President Lincoln, New York, April 26th, 1865.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Funeral journey to Springfield
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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