The Funeral of President Lincoln, New York, April 25th, 1865

Currier & Ives, American, 1857 - 1907



Lithograph on wove paper

Image: 8 3/16 × 13 1/8 in. (20.8 × 33.3 cm)

Sheet: 11 3/4 × 16 1/16 in. (29.8 × 40.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Currier & Ives, New York


North America, United States


19th century

Object Name




Not on view


Inscribed, on stone, lower left margin: [PU]BLISHED BY CURRIER & IVES; inscribed, on stone, lower center margin: Entered accroding to Act of Congress AD [AD in ligature] 1865 by Currier & Ives, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern District of New York; inscribed, on stone, lower right margin: 152 NASSAU ST NEW YOR[K]; inscribed, on stone, lower center: THE FUNERAL OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN, NEW YORK, APRIL 25.TH [TH in superscript] 1865. / PASSING UNION SQUARE. / The magnificent Funeral Car was drawn by 16 grey horses richly caparisoned with ostrich plumes and cloth of black trimmed with silver bullion.; reverse, inscribed, in blue ink, lower left: 25.00 [00 in superscript]; reverse, stamped, in blue ink, lower right: DARTMOUTH COLLEGE / DEPT. OF ART AND / ARCHAEOLOGY

Exhibition History

Death and Dying: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 55, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 11-March 26, 1995.


Raymond G. Clifton (1895-1968), Pine Cupboard Antique Shop, Franklin, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1959.

Catalogue Raisonne

Conningham (1949): 2206

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