Abraham Lincoln's Deathbed Scene, ca. 1865

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Abraham Lincoln's Deathbed Scene, ca. 1865

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Description

This print depicts Abraham Lincoln on his deathbed, surrounded by family members and members of his cabinet. The title reads "Death of President Lincoln/At Washington D.C. April 15, 1865/The Nation's Martyr." The individuals identified across the bottom are (from left to right): Mr. Chase CJ, Secretary McCulloch, Attorney General, Vice President Johnson, Charles Sumner, Secretary Stanton, Secretary Wells, Robert Lincoln, Surgeon General, President Lincoln, Mrs. Lincoln & Tad, and Miss Harris.

Secretary of the Treasury Hugh McCulloch was born in Kennebunk, Maine in 1808.

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About This Item

  • Title: Abraham Lincoln's Deathbed Scene, ca. 1865
  • Creation Date: circa 1865
  • Subject Date: circa 1865
  • Town: Washington
  • State: DC
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: 1995.37.3
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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