President Lincoln Relics at Worth's Museum

Carte De Visite displaying historic relics from President Lincoln. Since before Barnum's American museum, dime museums presented historic relics alongside anomalous objects, artworks, and freak performers.. In this photo a disembodied hand holds "President Lincoln's first Photograph and first Razor" in a oval frame labelled "The celebrated LINCOLN RELICS" and "PROF. WORTH's AMERICAN MUSEUM." On verso: Rubberstamped "E.M. Worth's American Museum. President Lincoln's first Photograph and first Razor"

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