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Lithograph depicting Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession that took place in New York. The New York public viewing of Lincoln's body took place on April 24 and 25, 1865. In the image, soldiers are shown walking in the street on foot. Sixteen horses are shown pulling Lincoln's funeral car. Both the horses and car are adorned with black cloth.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
9 7/8 X 14 1/4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); lithography
recto, below image: PUBLISHED BY CURRIER & IVES / Entered according to Act of Congress in 1865 by Currier & Ives in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern District of New York. / 152 NASSAU ST NEW YORK. / THE FUNERAL OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN, NEW YORK, APRIL 25TH 1865. / PASSING UNION SQUARE. / The magnificient [sic] Funeral Car was drawn by 16 grey horses richly caparisoned with ostrich plumes and cloth of black trimmed with silver bullion.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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