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Abraham Lincoln’s Coat, Photo

About This Image

This is the coat that President Lincoln was wearing at Ford’s Theater the night he was shot by John Wilkes Booth. The inscription reads, “One country, one destiny.”

Source and Copyright

CreatorCarol M. Highsmith
MediumColor Photograph
SourceLibrary of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
CollectionHighsmith (Carol M.) Archive
CopyrightPublic Domain
DisclaimerCourtesy of the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. There is no known restriction on the publication of this image.
Image ManipulationCopied from source.