Inscribed, on stone, lower left margin: Maj. Rathbone. / Miss Harris.; inscribed, on stone, lower center margin: Mrs. Lincoln. / President; inscribed, on stone, lower right margin: Assassin.; inscribed, on stone, lower center: THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN / AT FORD'S THEATRE WASHINGTON D.C. APRIL 14.TH [TH in superscript] 1865. / Entered according to the Act of Conggress AD [AD in ligature] 1865 by Currier & Ives, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, fro the Southern District of N.Y. / Published by Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau S.t [t in superscript] New York.
A Space for Dialogue 43, "Bringing the Thing Home" The Aftermath of the War Between the States in Consumer-Driven Art, Virginia F. Deaton, Class of 2009, Homma Family Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 18-April 13, 2008.
Sherman Adams (1899-1986), Lincoln, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 1958.
Peters (1976): 1890; Conningham (1949): 291; Gale Research (1983): 314
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