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(JOHN WILKES BOOTH) (1838 - 1865) American actor who assassinated Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865, tracked-down and finally shot by Boston Corbett in a barn as it burned. Carte de visite photograph of the assassin showing him in a three-quarter length pose with overcoat and a cane in hand. Backstamp by Johnson's Union Gallery, Washington. Small ink smear in bottom margin, else very good.
Estimate $ 200-300

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