Image ID
ICHi-052370
Headline
Execution of Mary Surratt and the Lincoln assassination conspirators
Date Depicted
July 7, 1865
Creator
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
photographic prints
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-052370; Alexander Gardner, photographer
Inventory Number
X.3447.2009
Storage Location
MVF: Lincoln - Assassination - Conspirators
Max Pixels - Height
3318
Max Pixels - Width
4040
KEYWORDS
LN0035
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
assassinations
crime and criminals
Lincoln at 200
Atzerodt, George
Herold, David
Powell, Lewis
Surratt, Mary
executions
hangings
crowds
people
scaffolds
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execution of mary surratt and the lincoln assassination conspirators

View of the execution by hanging of Mary Surratt, Lewis Powell, David Herold, and George Atzerodt, also known as the Lincoln assassination conspirators, July 7, 1865. Mary Surratt was the first woman to be executed by the United States government.

View of the execution by hanging of Mary Surratt, Lewis Powell, David Herold, and George Atzerodt, also known as the Lincoln assassination conspirators, July 7, 1865. Mary Surratt was the first woman to be executed by the United States government.