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Henderson Lithographing Company, Honorary William Goebel Lithograph,ca. 1900

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Henderson Lithographing Company, Honorary William Goebel Lithograph


ca. 1900


Kentucky Historical Society. Special Collections & Archives.Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-1931

Conditions Governing Access note

Access at KHS only. Use microfilm, transcriptions or images when available.

For microfilmed copies see Family Collection: Henderson Lithographing Co.--Hon. William Goebel Lithograph.

Associated Materials / Related Records

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Henderson Lithographing Company, Honorary William Goebel Lithograph, ca. 1900, 96SC10,Library Special Collections and Archives, Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort.


1 poster: litograph; 49 X 40 cm.

Scope and Content

A large engraved image of Goebel surrounded by laurel leaves in the center of the poster. Images around the poster's edges include the governor's mansion, a depiction of Goebel's assassination, his lying in state, and the capitol. The words attributed to the governor as his last words, "Tell my friends to be brave and fearless and loyal to the great common people," are printed below his image. The approximate date for this lithograph is 1900.

Arrangement: Chronological

Variant Name: Hon. William Goebel of Kentucky: Our martyred governor died Febraury 3, 1900.


  • Goebel, William, 1856-1900--Assassination
  • Governors--Kentucky
  • Kentucky--History--Sources

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