Lithograph from May. 1, 1865

The death bed of the martyr President Abraham Lincoln. Washington, Saturday morning April 15th 1865, at 22 minutes past 7 o'clock

  • Full Title

    The death bed of the martyr President Abraham Lincoln. Washington, Saturday morning April 15th 1865, at 22 minutes past 7 o'clock

  • Description

    The Currier & Ives print depicts Lincoln's deathbed with 18 people gathered around. Their names are listed at the bottom of the image.

  • Transcription

    Genl. Halleck, Genl. Meigs, Miss Harris, Mrs. Lincoln & son, Vice Prest. Johnson, Secy. Stanton, Postmaster Dennison, clergyman, surgeon, Mr. Colfax, Chas. Sumner, Capt. R. Lincoln, Chief Justice Chase, Sec. McCulloch, surgeon, Sec. Welles, surgeon.

  • Source

    Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division,LC-DIG-ppmsca-23854

  • 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.

  • Cite this Item

    Currier & Ives. "The death bed of the martyr President Abraham Lincoln. Washington, Saturday morning April 15th 1865, at 22 minutes past 7 o'clock". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed September 22, 2018. http://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/1154