About This Image
This is the chair that President Lincoln was sitting in on April 14, 1865 while he was watching a play at Ford’s Theater. He was still sitting in it when John Wilkes Booth entered the President’s box and mortally shot him.
Source and Copyright
|Black and White Photograph
|Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
|Civil War Glass Negatives and Related Prints
|LC-B813- 1939 A [P&P]
|Courtesy of the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. There is no known restriction on the publication of this image.
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