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The print is a reproduction of a political cartoon that originally appeared in Punch on 13 September 1862. In the cartoon, a boxing match between Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln is depicted. The two are exhausted and are supported by two African-American men. In the background the French Eagle and British Lion are shown speaking to one another in regard to what they should do to help end the war. The cartoon references both Lincoln's and Davis's depleted resources during the American Civil War. The print is organized and stored in a black album with other reproductive prints.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
8 X 10 inches
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recto, above cartoon: PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.-SEPTEMBER 13, 1862. recto, caption: Dont you think we ought to / fetch the Police recto, below cartoon: "NOT UP TO TIME;" / Or, Interference would be very Welcome. verso, on stamp: PRINT FROM PHOTOGRAPH / in possession of the Lincoln / National Life Foundation / Fort Wayne, Indiana / Identification Number 2234
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African Americans
political cartoon--reproductive print
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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