Photo, Print, Drawing Photographs relating to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln
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- Photographs relating to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln
- Photographs relating to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Portraits of John Wilkes Booth, Lewis Payne (alias for Lewis Thornton Powell), George A. Atzerodt, Edman Spangler (also called Edward), Samuel Arnold, David E. Herold, Michael O'Laughlen (also spelled O'Laughlin), Richter Hartman (arrested on suspicion), Celestino (Portuguese ship captain), apparently made at the time of their arrest. Portraits of Isaac Surratt and Sgt. Boston Corbett (the soldier who killed Booth). Portrait of the board that tried the Lincoln assassination conspirators. Prisoners looking belligerent and wearing disheveled clothing. Scenes at the execution, which was held at the Washington Arsenal (now Fort McNair); the scafford and hanging of the conspirators, reporters viewing the hanging; graves of the conspirators. Murray's Hotel in Bryantown, Maryland; J.C. Howard livery stable at which Booth hired the horse on which he escaped; Ford's Theater.
- Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896, photographer
- Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882, photographer
Created / Published
- ca. 1861-ca. 1867.
- - Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865--Assassination
- - Executions--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870
- Photographic prints--1860-1870.
- Portrait photographs--1860-1870.
- - Photographers: Alexander Gardner, Mathew Brady, and his field staff.
- - LOT title and other information from catalog card and published guide: Washingtoniana Photographs ... Library of Congress, 1989.
- - Anthony-Taylor-Rand-Ordway-Eaton Collection and other sources.
- - Photographs partly acquired from Col. Godwin Ordway in 1948 and partly printed to order by the Handy Studio in 1904.
- - Forms part of Civil War Photographs (Anthony-Taylor-Rand-Ordway-Eaton Collection)
- ca. 40 photographic prints : albumen and gelatin silver ; 20 x 25 cm. or smaller.
Call Number/Physical Location
- LOT 4195 (R) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
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Chicago citation style:
Brady, Mathew B., Approximately, and Alexander Gardner, photographer. Photographs relating to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Washington D.C, None. ca. 1861-ca. 1867. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2004667343/.
APA citation style:
Brady, M. B. & Gardner, A., photographer. Photographs relating to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Washington D.C, None. ca. 1861-ca. 1867. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2004667343/.
MLA citation style:
Brady, Mathew B., Approximately, and Alexander Gardner, photographer. Photographs relating to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. ca. 1861-ca. 1867. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2004667343/>.