Still Image from May. 1, 1865

Body of the Martyr President

  • Full Title

    The Body of the Martyr President, Abraham Lincoln

  • Description

    Illustration of the body of Abraham Lincoln lying in state, with people in line to view the body and on-lookers peering in from an adjacent room

  • Transcription

    Entered according to Act of Congress AD 1865 by Currier & Ives, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States to the Southern District of NY. / The Body of the Martyr President, Abraham Lincoln / Lying in state at the City Hall, N.Y. April 24th & 25th 1865 / Published by Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau St. NY

  • Source

    Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum of Lincoln Memorial University (80.0639_1)

  • 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

    Currier & Ives. "The Body of the Martyr President, Abraham Lincoln". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed April 25, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/781