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Description

The print is a reproduction of a cartoon originally published on 2 February 1861. In the cartoon, an eagle (symbolic for the United States), a lion (symbolic for England), and a cock/rooster (symbolic for France) are pictured. The eagle is supported by two crutches while the lion and cock/rooster inquire about the Monroe Doctrine. 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

10 X 8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

photographic paper

Inscription

recto, below image: THE CRIPPLED AMERICAN EAGLE, THE COCK, AND THE LION. / Lion, "Why, Brother Jonathan, you don't look so fierce as you used. How about the / MONROE DOCTRINE now?" / Cock. "Yes, my good Jonathan, what you tink of PRIVATEERING under de present cir / cumstance?" verso, on stamp: PRINT FROM PHOTOGRAPH / in possession of the Lincoln / National Life Foundation / Fort Wayne, Indiana / Identification Number 3398

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

3168

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 Crippled American Eagle, the Cock, and the Lion

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