Artifacts

Creator

Charles Gulager

Files

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Creator Role

painter copyrighter

Description

Albumen print of a painting depicting the interior of the box where President Abraham Lincoln was shot. The print is mounted to cardboard. The original painting was created as the request of Edward M. Stanton, Secretary of War in 1891. Below the image is a number key that labels areas in the box. Mounted below the print is a handwritten caption by Charles Gulager describing the creation of the painting.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1891

Measurement

10 7/16 X 13 3/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen processes

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

8183

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.

From original painting of the inside of the box at Ford's Theatre

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