Artifacts

Creator

John Tenniel

Files

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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]

Subjects

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African Americans 2020-12-08 2020-12-08 http://cdm16631.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16631coll18/id/3094 3094

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.

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

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