Title: Funeral Car Used at the Obsequies of ...
Publisher: J. Haehnlen
Publication Date: 1865
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: N/A
Exceedingly rare original lithograph of Lincoln's funeral car. Sheet size: 24 x 30 1/8". Inventory#: p128pmat. A week after Lincoln's death, his funeral train arrived in Philadelphia and a military procession said to be several miles in length escorted the coffin to Independence Hall. "This Philadelphia street scene is featured by an enormous hearse pulled by eight horses and escorted by numerous attendants in deep mourning" (Wainwright). "Some 85,000 people filed past the coffin. The site associated with the nation's founding now became the venue for giving homage to the fallen leader of the traumatic struggle to preserve the union" (Nash, First City, p. 250). Bookseller Inventory # 000128
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Store Description: Arader Galleries has specialized in the field of color plate books and early works on paper for over thirty years. The size and quality of our inventory is second to no other dealer. We are committed to building the finest art and book collections for our clients. We welcome the opportunity to work with you. Lori Cohen, Gallery Director, has worked in the international fine art market for 22 years. She advises museums and libraries on acquisitions as well as distinguished private and corporate collections throughout the United States and Europe.