Lithograph from May. 1, 1865

Funeral car of President Lincoln New York, April 26th, 1865

  • Full Title

    Funeral car of President Lincoln New York, April 26th, 1865

  • Description

    This albumen silver photograph with extensive hand coloring was copyrighted by P. Relyea, registered on October 11, 1879. Peter Relyea was the undertaker chosen by the New York City’s Board of Aldermen to conduct Lincoln's New York City funeral. Relyea designed Lincoln's elaborate catafalque used for the procession.

  • Source

    Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-DIG-ppmsca-13487

  • 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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    unknown. " Funeral car of President Lincoln New York, April 26th, 1865". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed April 25, 2018. http://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/1155