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The black and white photograph depicts Lincoln's funeral train crossing a bridge as it enters Chicago, Illinois. Several people are pictured standing at the water's edge, watching the train. A leaning fence is also pictured. Writing has been superimposed on the photograph across the fence. A stamp appears on the reverse. The photograph was enclosed within a black frame, but was removed for preservation.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

8 1/8 x 10 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

photography

Inscription

recto, in photograph: Lincoln Funeral Train 1865 / I.C.R.R. Chicago Ill verso: Courtesy ILLINOIS CENTRAL SYSTEM Room 817 Central Station CHICAGO.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

photograph

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

6949

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.

Lincoln Funeral Train as it enters Chicago, Illinois

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