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The black and white photograph depicts the chair in which Abraham Lincoln sat when he was shot at Ford's Theatre. The photograph is accompanied by a slip of paper that features a caption. The photograph was enclosed in a black frame, but was removed for preservation.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
10 X 8 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
recto of paper: Chair in which he was sitting when shot. verso, handwritten on photograph: The chair in which Lincoln was shot. / Rocker was bought from home of / John T. Ford to use in the / theatre that night. verso, printed on photograph: Compliments of Henry Ford.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Assassination
[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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