Lithograph from May. 1, 1865

Booth Killing Lincoln

  • Full Title

    John Wilkes Booth Killing President Lincoln

  • Description

    Assassination of President Lincoln in his private box at Ford's Theater, Washington, April 14, 1865. The named characters are: Booth, Mr. Lincoln, Mrs. Lincoln, Miss Harris and Major Rathbun. Illustration from an early account of Lincoln's death, "The Terrible Tragedy at Washington: Assassination of President Lincoln."

  • Source

    Springer Collection, Oakland University Special Collections

  • Rights

    This item 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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    anonymous. "John Wilkes Booth Killing President Lincoln". Barclay and Co.. Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed January 15, 2019. http://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/799