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The Lincoln Funeral Train, Philadelphia

Artist:
Charles L. Philippi (American, active 1861–74)
Date:
April 22–24, 1865
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 24 x 33.8 cm (9 7/16 x 13 5/16 in.) Mount: 26.5 x 34.8 cm (10 7/16 x 13 11/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.329
Not on view
Inscription: Signed in negative, recto BR: "Philippi Photo"; inscribed in pencil on mount, BC: "The Lincoln Funeral Train. Philadelphia"; inscribed in red pencil on mount, verso TC: "M [?] [encircled]".
Frederick Hill Meserve Collection; [Paul Katz, North Bennington, Vermont]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, February 17, 1983

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "As It Happened: Photographs from the Gilman Paper Company Collection," May 7, 2002–August 25, 2002.

The Civil War as They Knew It : Abraham Lincoln's Immortal Words and Matthew Brady's Famous Photographs. Bantam Books ed. 1961. p. 206.



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