The Boy In The Window

Theodore Roosevelt, his widow recalled, watched Lincoln’s funeral from his grandfather’s house

Stefan Lorant has made a double reputation, as a picture-magazine editor in Europe and as an historian in America ( The Presidency, Lincoln, The New World ). In the pursuit of these two careers he has become the foremost iconographer in his field, with many discoveries to his credit in American pictorial history.

While editing photographs for a recent book on Lincoln, he studied the picture on the opposite page. Following is his own account of what he found:

 

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