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President Abraham Lincoln Lying in State in the Chicago Courthouse, Illinois

President Abraham Lincoln Lying in State in the Chicago Courthouse, Illinois
Title
President Abraham Lincoln Lying in State in the Chicago Courthouse, Illinois
Date 
1865
Medium 
Graphite, Conté crayon, and pastel on ivory paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 5/16 x 9 3/4 in. (33.8 x 24.8 cm)
Description 
Civil War Drawings Collection, see also 1945.580.44 and .51. Reproduced in Roberta J.M. Olson, Drawn By New York: Six Centuries of Watercolors and Drawings from the N-YHS (London: Giles, 2008), 313-315.
Credit Line 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Object Number 
1945.580.25
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at upper left in graphite: "Illinois"; numerous color and detail annotations; verso inscribed at upper center in graphite: "Lincoln / Lying in State in the / Court House / Chicago"
Provenance 
John T. Kavanaugh Collection, Rutherford, New Jersey, 1945
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group