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Description

The print is a reproduction of an political cartoon the satirizes the antislavery platform of the Republican party during the 1860 Presidential Election. Horace Greeley is pictured as an organ grinder while Abraham Lincoln is shown prancing on a wooden rail. William H. Seward is depicted in the cartoon's background holding an African-American infant. Henry J. Raymond (New York Times editor) and James Watson Webb (Courier and Enquirer editor) are also featured. The print is organized and enclosed 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

verso, on stamp: PRINT FROM PHOTOGRAPH / in possession of the Lincoln / National Life Foundation / Fort Wayne, Indiana / Identification Number 2136

Creation Location

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

Work Type

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

3164

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.

The Great Exhibition of 1860

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