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John Wilkes Booth leaping to the stage, Ford's Theater, Washington, DC, April 14, 1865, artist's impression, detail

Scanned by: 
Joseph Williams, Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College
Scan date: 
06/18/2013
Notes: 
Cropped, sized, and prepared for use here by John Osborne, Dickinson College, September 22, 2013.
Image type: 
engraving
Original caption: 
Assassination of President Lincoln - The murderer leaping upon the stage, and catching his spur in the flag which hung before the President's box. - From a sketch by our Special Artist, Albert Berghaus.
Source citation: 
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, May 6, 1865, 097.
Source note: 
Cropped from the larger image, also available here