Photograph from Apr. 22, 1865

Hearse and Coffin in Philadelphia

  • Full Title

    Hearse and Coffin in Philadelphia

  • Description

    Image title take from heading placed on the left side of the photograph. This picture clearly shows the coffin of President Lincoln and the hearse that carried his body through the streets of Philadelphia. A large crowd gathers around the hearse, as onlookers are visible on the roofs, awnings, and from the windows, as well pressed in all around the hearse. Additionally, this image clearly shows the honor guard that escorted Lincoln's hearse.

  • Source

    Huntington Digital History Library, photST Glover (1)

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    Use of this item for research, teaching and private study is permitted with proper citation and attribution. Reproduction of this item for publication, broadcast or commercial use requires written permission. For permission, please contact Huntington Digital Library, San Marino, Ca.

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  • Cite this Item

    Ridgway Glover. "Hearse and Coffin in Philadelphia". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed April 20, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/834