Congressional Committee at Lincoln Funeral | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Congressional Committee at Lincoln Funeral

Congressional Committee at Lincoln Funeral | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Albumen print of the Congressional Committee, in front of the Abraham Lincoln home for Lincoln's funeral. The Congressional Committee accompanied Lincoln's body all the way to Springfield. From time to time crowds around the Lincoln home would be cleared away for official photographs of mourners. The home is decorated with mourning ribbons.
DESCRIPTION
Albumen print of the Congressional Committee, in front of the Abraham Lincoln home for Lincoln's funeral. The Congressional Committee accompanied Lincoln's body all the way to Springfield. From time to time crowds around the Lincoln home would be cleared away for official photographs of mourners. The home is decorated with mourning ribbons.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:26586
Creation Date: May 1865
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Springfield
County:
State:Illinois
Collection Name:Abraham Lincoln funeral photographs, 1865
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 6404.5 Vintage Print
Original Dimensions:7 x 6 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Photograph probably made by Samuel Montague Fassett of Chicago, Illinois.
SUBJECTS
Trees
Suits (Clothing)
Architecture, Domestic
Cities and towns
Fences
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Men
Outdoor photography
Streets
Presidents
Committees

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