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Dr. Mudd's old head stone on display behind the Dr. Samuel Mudd House in one of the stables in Waldorf, Maryland

Dr. Mudd's old head stone on display behind the Dr. Samuel Mudd House ...

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

Theory. Practice. Effect.
Assassination of Abraham Lincoln. The pursuit, capture, death and burial of J. Wilkes Booth.
[John Wilkes Booth seated, with cane in hand] / Silsbee, Case & Co., photographic artists, 299-1/2 Washington Street, Boston. Case & Getchell, from Dec. 3, 1862.

[John Wilkes Booth seated, with cane in hand] / Silsbee, Case & Co., p...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Frohne's Historic Militar... More

Assassination of President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre, Washington, D. C., April 14th, 1865. [E. R. & E. C. Kellogg depiction of Lincoln's assassination.]
The assassin's escape.

The assassin's escape.

Extracted from Transatlantic Sketches; or Sixty days in America. London, S. Low, Son & Co., 1865.

Freedom's immortal triumph!  Finale of the Jeff Davis Die-nasty."  Last scene of all, that ends this strange eventful history

Freedom's immortal triumph! Finale of the Jeff Davis Die-nasty." Las...

A vindictive Northern fantasy on the aftermath of the Civil War. Confederate president Jefferson Davis, dressed in a hoopskirt or crinoline, hangs from a "Sour Apple Tree" at left, a Bowie knife in one hand and... More

President Lincoln dead. Assassinated in the theatre at Washington last night.
Assassination of President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre, Washington, D. C., April 14, 1865. [Depiction of Lincoln's assassination.]
Freeport Journal, [newspaper]. April 15, 1865.
Daily Monitor Extra. Special dispatches, arrest of Booth, [Newspaper].
The assassination of President Lincoln. At Ford's Theatre, Washington, on the night of Friday, April 14, 1865, [Illustration].
Washington, April 14th, 1865. [MacClure, MacDonald & MacGregor depiction of Lincoln's assassination.]

Washington, April 14th, 1865. [MacClure, MacDonald & MacGregor depicti...

Extracted from Transatlantic sketches; or, Sixty days in America. London, S. Low, Son & Co., 1865.

The Murderers doom. Miserable death of J. Wilkes Booth, the assassin of President Lincoln. Shot through the head by Sergeant Boston Corbett in a barn on Garrett's Farm near the Rappahannock, April 25, 1865.
Daily Ohio State Journal, EXTRA. [newspaper]. April 15th, 1865.
National calamity! Lincoln & Seward assassinated!!

National calamity! Lincoln & Seward assassinated!!

Surrounded by a black mourning border.

$100,000 reward! The murderer of our late beloved President, Abraham Lincoln, is still at large.

$100,000 reward! The murderer of our late beloved President, Abraham L...

Broadside advertising reward for capture of Lincoln assassination conspirators, illustrated with photographic prints of John H. Surratt, John Wilkes Booth, and David E. Herold.

[Uncle Sam's menagerie], Confederate States of America.

[Uncle Sam's menagerie], Confederate States of America.

Issued in the wake of Lincoln's assassination in April 1865, the print conveys some of the Northern hostility toward the conspirators, whom the public associated with former president of the Confederacy Jeffers... More

Appalling circumstance! The President dead! Escape of the Murderer!
Satan tempting Booth to the murder of the President, [Magee Portrait of Booth].
Journal-- Ext, [newspaper]. April 15th, 1865.
Gazette Extra, [newspaper]. Chattanooga, April 15.
Dayton Extra Journal, [newspaper]. April 15, 1865.
The Following are the headings of the (Sunday) morning, New York Herald!
Assassination of the president Abraham Lincoln.
The Assassin, John Wilkes Booth.
Seisure and death of the murderer Wilkie Booth.
Jamestown Journal Extra. The President's death. Second edition. 10 o'clock A. M. Third Edition. 11:40 A. M.
Dashiell's western panarama [sic] and moving mirror of the assassination of President Lincoln.

Dashiell's western panarama [sic] and moving mirror of the assassinati...

In pencil: the Union Hell on Tuesday [sic] Eve July 31, 1866."

The end of the rebellion in the United States, 1865 / C. Kimmel.

The end of the rebellion in the United States, 1865 / C. Kimmel.

A sequel to Kimmel's grand image "The Outbreak of the Rebellion in the United States" (no. 1865-19), issued the year before. The artist depicts in symbolic terms the downfall of the Confederacy. Columbia, crown... More

Lincoln Box, the box in which assassin John Wilkes Booth shot Abraham Lincoln during the president's visit to Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C.

Lincoln Box, the box in which assassin John Wilkes Booth shot Abraham ...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. The furniture in the box is not original. Title, date, ... More

Belongings found on the body of John Wilkes Booth on April 26, 1865.  Ford's Theater, Washington, D.C.

Belongings found on the body of John Wilkes Booth on April 26, 1865. ...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

The Jefferson County Courthouse in Charles Town, West Virginia

The Jefferson County Courthouse in Charles Town, West Virginia

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Replacing a more modest structure that dated back to 1803, it was built in 1836 on land donated by George Washington's brother, Charle... More

Guests visiting Grant Hall on the Fort McNair portion

Guests visiting Grant Hall on the Fort McNair portion

Guests visiting Grant Hall on the Fort McNair portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall fill the reconstructed courtroom where the Lincoln conspirators’ military tribunal took place, during an open house May 9 ... More

Carriage at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

Carriage at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

The trail to Zekiah Swamp, leading away from The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The trail to Zekiah Swamp, leading away from The Dr. Mudd House Museum...

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

Old farm machinery at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

Old farm machinery at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

The parlour at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The parlour at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

Among the many original family pieces is the red sofa on which Dr. Mudd examined John Wilkes Booth's broken leg. The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic ... More

Dr. Mudd's study room at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

Dr. Mudd's study room at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Marylan...

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

The trail to Zekiah Swamp, leading away from The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The trail to Zekiah Swamp, leading away from The Dr. Mudd House Museum...

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route. This dirt r... More

Dining room at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

Dining room at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

The piano room at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The piano room at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

Civil War Museum at The Dr. Mudd Farm in Waldorf, Maryland

Civil War Museum at The Dr. Mudd Farm in Waldorf, Maryland

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

Back side of The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

Back side of The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

The room in which John Wilkes Booth rested at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The room in which John Wilkes Booth rested at The Dr. Mudd House Museu...

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

Dr. Mudd's study room at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

Dr. Mudd's study room at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Marylan...

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

The parlour at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The parlour at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

Among the many original family pieces is the red sofa on which Dr. Mudd examined John Wilkes Booth's broken leg. The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic ... More

The trail to Zekiah Swamp, leading away from The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

The trail to Zekiah Swamp, leading away from The Dr. Mudd House Museum...

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

Room in which John Wilkes Booth rested at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in Waldorf, Maryland

Room in which John Wilkes Booth rested at The Dr. Mudd House Museum in...

The assassinaton of Abraham Lincoln turned Dr. Mudd's mid-19th-century farmhouse into a historic site, when presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth sought medical treatment here on his escape route into Virgini... More

Theory. Practice. Effect - Print, Library of Congress collection

Theory. Practice. Effect - Print, Library of Congress collection

An unusual, three-part wood engraving attributing John Wilkes Booth's assassination of Abraham Lincoln to the influence of the proslavery secret society, the Knights of the Golden Circle. Lincoln was shot by Bo... More

Guests visiting Grant Hall on the Fort McNair portion

Guests visiting Grant Hall on the Fort McNair portion

Guests visiting Grant Hall on the Fort McNair portion of JBM-HH stand outside of the historic courtroom where the Lincoln conspirators’ military tribunal took place, during an open house May 9 on the 150th obse... More

Booth, John Wilkes, half-length, standing - NARA - 518136
John Wilkes Booth, circa 1862, 1961 - 1986 - NARA - 518137

John Wilkes Booth, circa 1862, 1961 - 1986 - NARA - 518137

General notes: Use War and Conflict Number 262 when ordering a reproduction or requesting information about this image.

Charles DeForest Fredricks - John Wilkes Booth - Google Art Project
Harvard Theatre Collection - John Wilkes Booth TCS 1.3153

Harvard Theatre Collection - John Wilkes Booth TCS 1.3153

Cabinet card of American actor John Wilkes Booth (1838-1865), also known as the assassin of Pres. Abraham Lincoln. TCS 1.3153, Harvard Theatre Collection, Harvard University

Harvard Theatre Collection - John Wilkes Booth TCS 1.3157

Harvard Theatre Collection - John Wilkes Booth TCS 1.3157

Cabinet card of American actor John Wilkes Booth (1838-1865), also known as the assassin of Pres. Abraham Lincoln. TCS 1.3157, Harvard Theatre Collection, Harvard University

Harvard Theatre Collection - John Wilkes Booth TCS 1.3159

Harvard Theatre Collection - John Wilkes Booth TCS 1.3159

Cabinet card of American actor John Wilkes Booth (1838-1865), also known as the assassin of Pres. Abraham Lincoln. TCS 1.3159, Harvard Theatre Collection, Harvard University

Portrait of John Wilkes Booth with devil whispering in his ear (5614305708)

Portrait of John Wilkes Booth with devil whispering in his ear (561430...

Accession Number: 1972:0033:0011 Maker: Unidentified Title: Portrait of John Wilkes Booth with devil whispering in his ear Date: 1865 Medium: albumen print Dimensions: Image: 6.8 x 5.3 cm, Mount: 27 x 34.5 cm ... More

Portraits of John Wilkes Booth and Boston Corbett (5613722303)

Portraits of John Wilkes Booth and Boston Corbett (5613722303)

Accession Number: 1972:0033:0002 Maker: Alexander Gardner (Scottish, 1821 - 1882) Title: Portraits of John Wilkes Booth and Boston Corbett Date: ca. 1862 Medium: albumen print Dimensions: Image: 8.6 x 5.3 cm, ... More

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Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Co...

Survey number: HABS DC-82 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000034

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Co...

Survey number: HABS DC-82 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000034

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Co...

Survey number: HABS DC-82 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000034

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Co...

Survey number: HABS DC-82 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000034

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Co...

Survey number: HABS DC-82 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000034

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Ford's Theater, 511 Tenth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Co...

Survey number: HABS DC-82 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000034

The Chicago Times, [newspaper]. May 6, 1865.
The Chicago Times, [newspaper]. May 6, 1865.
The Chicago Times, [newspaper]. May 6, 1865.
The Chicago Times, [newspaper]. May 6, 1865.
Lincoln assassination slide c1900 - Restoration

Lincoln assassination slide c1900 - Restoration

4"x3" slide depicting John Wilkes Booth leaning forward to shoot President Abraham Lincoln as he watches Our American Cousin at Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C. 14 April 1865.

Birth of a Nation poster 2

Birth of a Nation poster 2

A poster of the movie The Birth of a Nation, distributed by Epoch Film Co.

J. Wilkes Booth Bufford UCBerkeley

J. Wilkes Booth Bufford UCBerkeley

Title: [Portrait of] John C. Fremont Date: [18--] Group Creator Name:- Buffords Print Publishing House (active ca. 1835-ca. 1871), publisher Materials: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored Dimensions: 38.5 ... More

Booth

Booth

Lot 1090 Fontaine's Auction Gallery Pittsfield MA 01201 Rare Original CDV of John Wilkes Booth Rare Original CDV of John Wilkes Booth. Taken at a studio in Boston. Superb.

LA2-NSRW-1-0294

LA2-NSRW-1-0294

Student's Reference Book, Chicago, F. E. Compton and Company 1914

John Wilkes Booth CDV by Black & Case colourised

John Wilkes Booth CDV by Black & Case colourised

Retouched and colourised carte de Visite of a casual seated pose of John Wilkes Booth with one arm resting on the back of the chair and the other resting on his hip

Last night of the engagement of Mr. John Wilkes Booth! when he will appear in his great character of "Pescara." First night, for several seasons, of the drama of Rob Roy! Mrs. John Drew as Florinda & Helen Macgregor

Last night of the engagement of Mr. John Wilkes Booth! when he will ap...

Header: Mrs. John Drew's Arch Street Theatre Acting and stage manager, Mr. Wm. S. Fredericks Business agent and treasurer, Mr. Jos. D. Murphy Last night of the engagement of Mr. John Wilkes Booth! : when he ... More

Lucy Hale

Lucy Hale

Photo of Lucy Hale, the daughter of U.S. Senator John P. Hale and the secret fiancee of John Wilkes Booth (the assassin of U.S. Pres. Abraham Lincoln in 1865). The photo was found on Booth's body after he was ... More

John Wilkes Boot CDV

John Wilkes Boot CDV

John Wilkes Booth

John Wilkes Booth CDV by CD Fredericks, c1862

John Wilkes Booth CDV by CD Fredericks, c1862

Carte de Visite of John Wilkes Booth

John Wilkes Booth albumen

John Wilkes Booth albumen

John Wilkes Booth

John-Wilkes-Booth--portrait

John-Wilkes-Booth--portrait

Portrait of John Wilkes Booth.

Lincoln Assasination image

Lincoln Assasination image

Painting depicting Lincoln's assassination. From left to right: John Wilkes Booth, Abraham Lincoln, Mary Todd Lincoln, Major Henry Rathbone.

O PRESIDENTE LINCOLN DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DA AMÉRICA DO NORTE assassinado na noite de 14 de abril no Theatro Ford (Semana Illustrada, n. 233)

O PRESIDENTE LINCOLN DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DA AMÉRICA DO NORTE assassinad...

Português: O Presidente Lincoln dos Estados Unidos da América do Norte assassinado na noite de 14 de abril no Theatro Ford

Richmond Theatre (VA) in 1858

Richmond Theatre (VA) in 1858

The Richmond Theatre, Richmond, Virginia, at the time John Wilkes Booth made his first acting appearance there.

Abraham Lincoln and the battles of the Civil War (1908) (14576329478)

Abraham Lincoln and the battles of the Civil War (1908) (14576329478)

Identifier: abrahamlincolnba03newy (find matches) Title: Abraham Lincoln and the battles of the Civil War Year: 1908 (1900s) Authors: Subjects: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Generals Generals Publisher: (New... More

Abraham Lincoln and the battles of the Civil War (1908) (14576264090)

Abraham Lincoln and the battles of the Civil War (1908) (14576264090)

Identifier: abrahamlincolnba03newy (find matches) Title: Abraham Lincoln and the battles of the Civil War Year: 1908 (1900s) Authors: Subjects: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Generals Generals Publisher: (New... More

Harper's weekly (1865) (14764461432)

Harper's weekly (1865) (14764461432)

Identifier: harpersweeklyv9bonn (find matches) Title: Harper's weekly Year: 1857 (1850s) Authors: Bonner, John, 1828-1899 Curtis, George William, 1824-1892 Alden, Henry Mills, 1836-1919 Conant, Samuel Stillm... More

John Wilkes Booth (From a photograph taken in 1864)

John Wilkes Booth (From a photograph taken in 1864)

John Wilkes Booth (From a photograph taken in 1864) Identifier: abrahamlincol1479coff (find matches) Title: Abraham Lincoln Year: 1897 (1890s) Authors: Coffin, Charles Carleton, 1823-1896 Independent Order of... More

John Wilkes Booth c, 1862

John Wilkes Booth c, 1862

John Wilkes Booth c, 1862 Identifier: lifeofabrahamlinco00abbo (find matches) Title: Life of Abraham Lincoln, illustrated : a biographical sketch of President Lincoln taken from Abbott's "Lives of the Presiden... More

Reminiscences about Abraham Lincoln (1885) (14781298902)

Reminiscences about Abraham Lincoln (1885) (14781298902)

Identifier: reminiscencesabomclinc (find matches) Title: Reminiscences about Abraham Lincoln Year: 1885 (1880s) Authors: Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection Subjects: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Lincoln... More

The terrible tragedy at Washington - Assassination of President Lincoln. Last hours and death-bed scenes of the President (1865) (14783695623)

The terrible tragedy at Washington - Assassination of President Lincol...

Identifier: terribletragedya3632barc (find matches) Title: The terrible tragedy at Washington : Assassination of President Lincoln. Last hours and death-bed scenes of the President Year: 1865 (1860s) Authors:... More

The terrible tragedy at Washington - Assassination of President Lincoln. Last hours and death-bed scenes of the President (1865) (14760657671)

The terrible tragedy at Washington - Assassination of President Lincol...

Identifier: terribletragedya3632barc (find matches) Title: The terrible tragedy at Washington : Assassination of President Lincoln. Last hours and death-bed scenes of the President Year: 1865 (1860s) Authors:... More

Theatrical and circus life; (1893) (14579791747)

Theatrical and circus life; (1893) (14579791747)

Identifier: theatricalcircus00je (find matches) Title: Theatrical and circus life; Year: 1893 (1890s) Authors: Jennings, John Joseph, 1853-1909. (from old catalog) Subjects: Theater Circus Publisher: Chica... More

The three sons of Junius Brutus Booth

The three sons of Junius Brutus Booth

Portraits of the three sons of Junius Brutus Booth: from left to right: Junius Brutus Jr., Edwin, and John Wilkes Booth

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American and Commercial Advertiser, [newspaper]. April 21st, 1865.
American and Commercial Advertiser, [newspaper]. April 21st, 1865.
American and Commercial Advertiser, [newspaper]. April 21st, 1865.
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