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Description

The print is a reproduction of an 1861 political cartoon that originally appeared in Punch. In the cartoon, Brother Jonathan, a symbolic character often used to personify America, is shown speaking to a Frenchman named Louis about French intervention in the American Civil War. The print is organized and stored in a black album with other reproductive prints.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

8 X 10 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

photographic paper

Inscription

recto, below portrait in cartoon: LE COMTE DE PARIS recto, below cartoon: JONATHAN'S PROGRAMME, OR A BIT OF BRAG. / "TELL YER WHAT IT IS, LOUIS-IF YOU COME MEDDLIN' WITH ANY O' YOUR MEDIATION SARCE; SOON AS EVER I'VE WHIPPED THE REBELS- / AND WALK'D INTO CANADA-AND CHAW'D UP JOHN BULL-DARN'D IF I DON'T PUT THAT THAR YOUNG MAN IN YOUR LOCATION!!!" / (See New York Papers.) verso, on stamp: PRINT FROM PHOTOGRAPH / in possession of the Lincoln / National Life Foundation / Fort Wayne, Indiana / Identification Number 2237

Creation Location

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

Work Type

political cartoon--reproductive print

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

3196

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.

Jonathan's Programme, or a Bit of Brag

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