President Abraham Lincoln Lying in State in the Chicago Courthouse, Illinois
Graphite, Conté crayon, and pastel on ivory paper
Overall: 13 5/16 x 9 3/4 in. (33.8 x 24.8 cm)
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"
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.
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
John T. Kavanaugh Collection, Rutherford, New Jersey, 1945
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