Source type: magazine
Document type: photograph
Document title: “The Coffin Being Carried up the Steps of the Capitol at Washington”
Image size (in source, approx. h x w): unknown
Date of publication: 5 October 1901
Volume number: 7
Issue number: 89
|“The Coffin Being Carried up the Steps of the Capitol at Washington.” Sphere 5 Oct. 1901 v7n89: p. ii.|
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|McKinley funeral services (Washington, DC: photographs).|
Descriptive text accompanying the caption reads: “The body of the President lay in state on September 17 in the Rotunda, a circular building forming the centre of the Capitol, and sorrowful crowds passed through the building all day long. On the 18th it was taken for burial to his old home, Canton, Ohio.”
Title herein taken from caption.
Image courtesy of HathiTrust.
The Coffin Being Carried up the Steps of the Capitol at Washington