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

Object Number: 
1945.580.25
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)
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"
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
Provenance: 
John T. Kavanaugh Collection, Rutherford, New Jersey, 1945
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group