Lewis Powell, member of the Lincoln assassination plot, 1865 (1955). Artist: Unknown

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Lewis Powell, member of the Lincoln assassination plot, 1865 (1955). Also known as Lewis Payne, Powell (1844-1865) was one of four people hanged for their involvement in the conspiracy to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln in 1865. He attempted, unsuccessfully, to assassinate US Secretary of State William H Seward. Powell is pictured in irons on board the warship USS 'Saugus', where he was incarcerated after his capture. A print from Mathew Brady Historian with a Camera by James D Horan, Bonanza Books, New York, 1955.


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  1. 0580023331
  1. 2-365-483
  1. 2365483
  1. 307211

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3862x4525
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Creator
  1. Unknown: :
After
  1. Alexander Gardner: Scottish-born, American: Photographer
Subject
  1. Lewis Powell: American:
People Related
  1. Mathew Brady: American: Photographer
  2. James D Horan: : Author
  3. Abraham Lincoln: American: President of USA, statesman
  4. William Henry Seward: American: politician, anti-slavery campaigner

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