1881. Item #3557
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER. PRESIDENT JAMES A. GARFIELD ASSASSINATION PRINT, 1881. An original double-page engraving (about 11 by 22 inches) from the October 8, 1881 issue of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. An image of President Garfield's body on view in the Capitol Rotunda. The caption reads: "The Death Of President Garfield- President Arthur and Secretary Blaine Viewing The Remains Of The Martyred Chief In The Rotunda Of The Capitol, Wednesday Evening, Sept. 21st- From A Sketch By A Staff Artist." Very Good (few short tears edges; mends on verso of center fold with clear, archival tape). $75.00.