April 11, 2009
New Artifacts on Display
Beginning April 11, three rare artifacts were added to the Newseum’s popular "Manhunt: Chasing Lincoln’s Killer" exhibit.
For Limited Display April 11-26:
- A fragment from the dress worn by "Our American Cousin" lead actress Laura Keene that was stained with Lincoln’s blood.
- A lock of Lincoln’s hair framed with dried flowers from his coffin.
April 11-Feb. 2010:
- A rare bronze set of Lincoln life mask and hands, created by noted sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens in the 1880s directly from the 1860 plaster life mask and hands by Leonard Volk.
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