Physical Object from May. 1, 1865

Framed photo with lock of hair

  • Full Title

    Framed photo with lock of hair

  • Description

    Photograph of Lincoln in a wooden oval frame with a lock of his hair under glass. Handwriting on paper backing states "Abraham Lincoln & a lock of his hair. Cut, & sent to us, after his assassination by Dr. L. Busher Todd - Washington D.C. April 14th, 1865. Martha Robbins E Robbins"

  • Source

    Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum of Lincoln Memorial University (80.0595)

  • Rights

    Use of this item for research, teaching and private study is permitted with proper citation and attribution, as defined here. Reproduction of this item for publication, broadcast or commercial use requires written permission. For permission, please contact the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum of Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN.

  • Cite this Item

    Dr. L. Busher Todd. "Framed photo with lock of hair". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed September 20, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/770