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Seizure and death of the murderer Wilkie [sic] Booth. Cerfangennehmung und Tod des Morders Wilkie Booth. L'arrestation et la mort de l'assassin Wilkie Booth. [n. p., 1865]. col. lith. 20.1 x 24.8 cm. Stern Broadside v. 5, no. 3. Rare Books and Special Collections Division.

This is a somewhat interpretive rendition of the scene of Booth's capture. Booth was mortally wounded and, therefore, could not have been captured standing up holding a rifle.

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