John Wilkes Booth Bobblehead Dolls Pulled From Springfield Lincoln Museum (VIDEO)

03/15/2012 05:31 pm ET

Springfield, Ill.'s Abraham Lincoln Museum and Library this week pulled controversial John Wilkes Booth bobblehead dolls from their gift shop shelves following a similar decision made by the Gettysburg National Military Park's visitor center bookstore.

Booth, of course, was a slavery supporter who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre in Washington in April 1865.

The State Journal-Register's Abraham Lincoln Observer blog reports that the dolls were pulled from the shelves by the museum shop's close on Tuesday.

The doll, which retailed for $24.99, was a "modest seller" if not a "best seller" and was the shop's only non-book Booth-related product, Blanchette told the Chicago Sun-Times.

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