Chair occupied by Pres. Lincoln, Ford's Theater

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

Medium Black and White Photograph
Source Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Collection Civil War Glass Negatives and Related Prints
Number LC-B813- 1939 A [P&P]
Copyright Public Domain
Disclaimer 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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