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April 15, 2015

Abraham Lincoln ribbon

Filed under: Item of the Day — Jason Onerheim @ 12:01 am

April 15, 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. He was shot on April 14th by John Wilkes Booth while attending the play “Our American Cousin” at Ford’s Theatre.

This ribbon commemorates this event and features features a black and white image of Lincoln, with the words “THE LATE / Lamented / President / Lincoln” printed below.

For more information or to purchase a photograph of this item, view this ribbon in our collections database.

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