Wednesday, April 14, 2010

John Wilkes Booth

John Wilkes BoothTitle: [John Wilkes Booth] / Alex. Gardner, photographer to the Army of the Potomac. Creator: Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882 photographer, Date Created/Published: Washington, D.C.: Philp & Solomons; [ca. 1865] Medium: 1 photographic print : albumen, on carte de visite mount ; 10 x 6 cm.

Summary: Photograph showing portrait of John Wilkes Booth, seated, holding pipe. Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-19233 (digital file from original recto) LC-DIG-ppmsca-19234 (digital file from original version) JPEG (43kb) || JPEG (121kb) || TIFF (65mb)
John Wilkes Booth (May 10, 1838–April 26, 1865) was an American stage actor who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre, in Washington, D.C., on April 14, 1865.

Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. Call Number: Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1972:018 [item] [P&P] Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

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