The Assassination of President Lincoln: At Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C., April 14th, 1865
Currier & Ives, American, 1857 - 1907
Lithograph on wove paper
Image: 7 15/16 × 12 1/4 in. (20.2 × 31.1 cm)
Sheet: 13 1/2 × 17 11/16 in. (34.3 × 45 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Sherman Adams, Class of 1920
Currier & Ives, New York
Place Made: United States, North America
Not on view
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
This record is part of an active database that includes information from historic documentation that may not have been recently reviewed. Information may be inaccurate or incomplete. We also acknowledge some language and imagery may be offensive, violent, or discriminatory. These records reflect the institution’s history or the views of artists or scholars, past and present. Our collections research is ongoing.
We welcome questions, feedback, and suggestions for improvement. Please contact us at: Hood.Collections@dartmouth.edu