Artifacts

Creator

Homer Davenport

Files

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Creator Role

cartoonist

Description

In the cartoon, Abraham Lincoln is shown standing with his head bowed and fists clenched. Behind him stands a giant, representative of corporate trusts. The giant stands with his arms outstretched toward Lincoln. In the background, bags of money are shown.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

9 3/4 inches X 6 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); cartooning

Inscription

recto, lower left corner: Davenport

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.

ID

1663

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.

Lincoln with Trust Figure

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