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Creator Role

cartoonist

Description

Wood engraving originally appearing in the Victorian-era magazine Vanity Fair. The cartoon depicts Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton jumping onto General Henry Halleck. President Abraham Lincoln holds the hand of Halleck. The cartoon is a reaction to the Union capture of Norfolk, Virginia on 11 May 1862.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

31 May 1862

Measurement

7 3/4 X 11 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product)

Inscription

recto, lower left corner of cartoon: Stephens recto, lower right corner of cartoon: BOBBETT-HOOPER

Creation Location

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

Work Type

political cartoon

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.

Related Source

185B

ID

185A

Digital ID

FVW_00185A

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.

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