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Ford's Theatre after the Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln

Mathew Brady1865-04

Ford's Theatre

Ford's Theatre
Washington, D.C., United States

People immediately recognized the Lincoln assassination as a historic event and scrambled to obtain a piece of memorabilia from the theatre. Although the original Box decorations were missing, Mathew Brady photographed the theatre extensively, making it among the best-documented theatres from this time period and allowing its accurate recreation in the 1960s.

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  • Title: Ford's Theatre after the Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln
  • Creator: Mathew Brady
  • Date Created: 1865-04

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