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I feel that this picture could inspire an entire scary movie.
His room is so black and white, should have had some coloured wallpaper or something
He was taken across the street from Ford’s Theatre and died at 7:26 AM.
I suggest you offer this photo to the folks at r/restoration and r/colorization who work on old photographs. It would be wonderful to see this scene in color.
It’s strange to think this was the best they could do for the president of the United States as far as facilities for treatment after an assassination attempt
Is that a small dog at the foot of the bed? Or a cat or something? Maybe a pet monkey?
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John Wilkes Booth frequented the Petersen house an even had stayed nights in this very bed.
It’s actually still like this. They didn’t change much after they moved him. I visited fords theatre a couple years ago and the room still looks exactly like this. You can even still see the blood stains on the pillow.
i’ve been there! it’s super creepy and i got weird af vibes from that place. there was a cool library downstairs though