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Creator Role

lithographer

Description

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.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1865

Measurement

9 7/8 X 14 1/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); lithography

Inscription

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.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

lithograph

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

2398

Digital ID

FVW_02398

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.

The Funeral Of President Lincoln, New York, April 25th 1865 Passing Union Square, Currier & Ives

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