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The print is a reproduction of a nineteenth century political cartoon. In the cartoon, Abraham Lincoln is depicted as a Santa Claus figure. He wears the traditional Santa suit and holds in his proper right hand an olive branch and a sword. His proper left index finger rests just to the side of his nose. Behind him, Jefferson Davis is shown sleeping in bed. The print is organized in stored in a black album with other reproductive prints.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
10 X 8 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
recto, below cartoon: SANTA CLAUS LINCOLN.-"Hm! let me see, what shall I give little Jeffy-this nice Olive wreath or the pretty little Sword? Well, I'll put the wreath / in his stocking, and if he gets restive in bed, he shall the SWORD." verso, on stamp: PRINT FROM PHOTOGRAPH / in possession of the Lincoln / National Life Foundation / Fort Wayne, Indiana / Identification Number 3026
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
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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