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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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10 X 8 inches
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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
Brother Jonathan (Nickname); Monroe doctrine
[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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