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The top hat Abraham Lincoln was wearing in Ford's Theatre, the night he was assassinated on April 14, 1865. The hat has a black silk mourning band which was added in remembrance of Lincoln's son Willie. This hat was transferred from the War Department to the Patent Office, with permission from Mary Lincoln, in 1867. #Lincoln #USA #Hat

Abraham Lincoln

Ford's Theatre, draped in mourning after Lincoln's assassination - 1865

Abraham Lincoln Photo Collage

Assassination Chair of President Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln. Enough said.

The suit and hat worn by Abraham Lincoln on the night of his assassination, circa 1890.

Abraham Lincoln Portrait

Photograph of the Abraham Lincoln Statue Installation in the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C., 1920