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National Day of Mourning Abraham Lincoln Ribbons

National Day of Mourning Abraham Lincoln Ribbons
Title
National Day of Mourning Abraham Lincoln Ribbons
Date 
1865
Medium 
paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 3 x in. ( 24.1 x 7.6 x 0 cm )
Description 
Two white paper ribbons (bookmarks) printed with the text "NATIONAL/DAY OF MOURNING/June 1st, 1865./Died April 15th, 1865./"I wish all Men to be Free." Portrait of Abraham Lincoln in a black square in the center of the ribbons, with his signature below.
Object Number 
INV.2876
Inscriptions 
Below portrait: "J.M. Whittemore & Co. Publishers, Boston."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group