Carte-de-visite of Lincoln's Bed

Date:
c. 1865

Bedroom image with large bed on small card, table in front with basket and books. Mismarked as Lincoln’s death bed, this image of Lincoln’s bed matches the bed seen in LIHO 10360. Several other items, including a sewing basket belonging to Mary Lincoln, and books known to belong to the Lincolns are on the table in front of the bed. The basket and books are in the Lincoln Home collection.

Description (physical):

Paper, cardboard. H 6.2 cm, W 10.2 cm

Location:
426 S. 7th St.Springfield,Illinois 62701
Identifier:
2010.0001.0012
Institution:
Lincoln Home National Historic Site