Artifacts

Creator

John Tenniel

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Creator Role

cartoonist

Description

Wood-engraved cartoon from the Victorian-era publication Punch. The cartoon depicts Abraham Lincoln dressed as Marcus Junius Brutus. An African-American man stands next to him dressed as Julius Caesar. An African-American man dressed in clown-like clothing is shown sleeping in the background.

Inscription

recto, bottom left corner of cartoon: [JT]

Class

Article

Brutus and Caesar. (From the American Edition of Shakespeare.)

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