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 as a lawyer handing a document labeled 'Abrogation of Canadian Treaties by Order of the Senate' to an eagle dressed as Uncle Sam. This was the last caricature of Lincoln Tenniel drew while the President was alive.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

18 February 1865

Measurement

11 X 8 1/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product)

Inscription

recto, bottom left corner of cartoon: [JT]

Creation Location

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

Work Type

political cartoon

Class

cartoons

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

533

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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