Lincoln in Death

This is the only picture of President Abraham Lincoln in death that has been preserved. It was taken inside City Hall in New York before the viewing began. Rear Admiral Charles H. Davis stands at the head of the coffin and Brigadier-General E. D. Townsend guards the foot.

Date:
April, 1865
Original Format:
Photographic Print
Item#:
MES52112
Photographer:
Jeremiah Gurney
Height:
5127px
Width:
4468px
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