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Abraham Lincoln Funeral - Photo 1

Abraham Lincoln Funeral - Photo 1

Date of Work
May 6, 1868
Credit
Harper's Weekly

Abraham Lincoln Funeral - Photo 1

This is an engraving of President Abraham Lincoln's funeral in the East Room. It was published in Harper's Weekly on May 6, 1868, President Lincoln died on April 15, 1865. The catafalque is draped in black cloth and surrounded by senior officials and mourners. First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln was added to the scene by the artist, but in reality she did not attend the funeral