Source: The Illustrious Life of William McKinley, Our Martyred President
Source type: book
Document type: illustration
Document title: “Three Presidents Who Have Fallen Victims to Assassins’ Bullets”
Image size (in source, approx. h x w): 16.4cm x 11.3cm
Author(s): anonymous [illustration]; Halstead, Murat [book]
Publisher: none given
Place of publication: none given
Year of publication: 1901
|“Three Presidents Who Have Fallen Victims to Assassins’ Bullets.” The Illustrious Life of William McKinley, Our Martyred President. By Murat Halstead. Prospectus. [n.p.]: [n.p.], 1901: [unnumbered plate].|
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|McKinley memorialization (illustrations); William McKinley (illustrations); Leon Czolgosz (illustrations); presidential assassinations (comparison: illustrations).|
|John Wilkes Booth; Leon Czolgosz; James A. Garfield; Charles J. Guiteau; Abraham Lincoln; William McKinley.|
Title herein taken from caption.
The illustration below appears on the seventh unnumbered plate at the beginning of the book.
This prospectus includes only a sampling of the contents from the regular published edition, including: 32 unnumbered plates with photographs/illustrations; the introduction plus chapters or portions of chapters 1, 2, 3, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16; and miscellaneous sales-related items unique to the prospectus.
From title page: The Illustrious Life of William McKinley, Our Martyred President: The True Story of the Assassination, in the Shadow of Death, Passing Away, Funeral Ceremonies; Together with His Ancestry, Boyhood, Student Days, His Career as Soldier, Lawyer, Statesman, Governor, and President, the Principles for Which He Stood and the Triumphs He Achieved, and His Home Life; Anarchy, Its History, Influences and Dangers, with a Sketch of the Life of the Assassin.
From title page: Superbly Illustrated with Numerous Engravings Made from Original Photographs.
From title page: By Murat Halstead, for Thirty Years the Personal Friend of the President, Author of History of the War between the States, Story of Cuba, Story of the Philippines, Etc., Etc.