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Portrait of Louis Comfort Tiffany, 1871. Image from the Mitchell-Tiffany Family Papers, Yale University Manuscripts & Archives Digital Images Database.

Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848—1933) was an American artist and designer who worked in the decorative arts and is best known for his work in stained glass. He is the American artist most associated with the Art Nouveau and Aesthetic movements. Tiffany designed stained glass windows and lamps, glass mosaics, blown glass, ceramics, jewelry enamels and metalwork.

The chief innovation of LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY (1848-1933), American painter and designer, was his glass technology. He was also a pioneer of the Art Nouveau style. Louis C. Tiffany was born in New York City on Feb. 18, 1848, the son of the founder and director of the jewelry retailers Tiffany and Company.

Robert Lincoln the son of Abraham Lincoln, was waiting to board a crowded train when the train lurched forward and he fell between the platform and the body of the passenger car he was trying to board. But before harm came, he was seized by the collar and yanked to the platform. His rescuer was Edwin Booth the brother of the man that would soon kill President Lincoln.