Still Image from May. 13, 1865

President Lincoln's funeral

  • Full Title

    President Lincoln's funeral. [Harper's Weekly illustration.]

  • Description

    This illustration from Harper's Weekly depicts the funeral procession of Abraham Lincoln in an issue published on May 13, 1865. Guided by Union Soldiers on all sides, Lincoln's body is processed through the crowded streets of New York City as onlookers gather to see their beloved President. In the center of the illustration, a balcony is adorned with a banner that reads "WITH MALICE TOWARD NONE, WITH CHARITY FOR ALL," referring to Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address on March 4, 1865.

  • Source

    Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana.

  • Rights

    This item is in the public domain and may be reproduced and used for any purpose, including research, teaching, private study, publication, broadcast or commercial use, with proper citation and attribution.

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  • Cite this Item

    Mathew Brady. "President Lincoln's funeral. [Harper's Weekly illustration.]". Harper's Weekly. Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed October 17, 2017. http://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/1104