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Description

The print is a reproduction of a political cartoon (originally published in the 7 March 1868 edition of Harper's Weekly) that references the impeachment of Andrew Johnson. In the cartoon, Ulysses S. Grant and Edwin Stanton stand near a cannon labeled "Congress." The cannon takes aim at Lorenzo Thomas and President Johnson. 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 cartoon: THE SITUATION. verso, on stamp: PRINT FROM PHOTOGRAPH / in possession of the Lincoln / National Life Foundation / Fort Wayne, Indiana / Identification Number 3248

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

3174

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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