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    Three Chairs from Ford's Theatre, of the Type in Use the Night of Lincoln's Assassination. While there is no documented provenance, this was the attribution recorded by Dr. Lattimer. We have been able to confirm with Ford's Theatre that these chairs are indeed of the same type as ones they have which date from that era. It is well known that the theatre deaccessioned a number of these chairs many years ago, and it seems possible that these three are from that group. While it cannot be confirmed that these very chairs were in use the night Lincoln was shot, they may well have been. All three chairs are in excellent condition, with modern re-caned seats. Height of each is approximately 33.5", including the back.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    20th Thursday
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