Artifacts

Title

H. Greeley

Creator

Thomas Nast

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Creator Role

cartoonist

Description

The Civil War-era carte de visite features a caricature portrait of Horace Greeley, editor of the New York Tribune. In the cartoon, Greeley is pictured holding the hand of a newspaper. The newspaper has been drawn with a face and appendages and appears to be in blackface. Broken chains are pictured below the newspaper's hands. Its cardboard mount appears to be 20th century product.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

3 7/8 X 2 3/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); albumen process

Inscription

recto, in print on coat pocket: N. Y. TRIBUNE recto, at bottom left of print: Th. Nast recto, on label below print: H. Greeley

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

albumen prints ; cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

2349

Digital ID

FVW_02349

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

H. Greeley

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