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Lithograph of the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln. From left to right: Henry Rathbone, Clara Harris, Mary Todd Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln, and John Wilkes Booth. Rathbone is depicted as reacting simultaneously as Booth fired his weapon, but Rathbone actually reacted after the shot was fired.

Date circa 1865
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Author Currier & Ives, 1865.
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