Flowers and leaves from Lincoln's casket
Plant material, paper
largest: 188.7mm (7 7/16 in.)
Six envelopes of dried pressed leaves and flowers from Abraham Lincoln's casket; various paper wrappers that originally housed the fragments.
These may have originated in the collections of Gustavus Vasa Fox, Assistant Secretary of the Navy under Lincoln during the Civil War.
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.