Carte-de-visite

Date:
1865-1865

Portrait of seated John Wilkes Booth with coat with piping. This was the one that he was used for the wanted poster. Hair toward forehead. Red border. There was a demand for images of Booth following Lincoln's Assassination, and photo galleries across the country reproduced images of Lincoln and Booth in great numbers. Image by G H Houghton's Photo Gallery of Brattleboro Vermont.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.001.0104
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier