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Creator Role

lithographer

Description

The cartoon depicts back-to-back figures of Abraham Lincoln sitting on a stump as people look on from the background. The cartoon is accompanied by documentary information.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1860

Measurement

14 X 10 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

recto, conversation bubble at left: Nobody ever / expected me to be / President. In my poor, / lean, lank face, nobody has / ever seen that any Cabbages / were sprouting out. recto, conversation bubble at right: I come to see, / and be seen. recto, at bottom left corner: Honest old Abe on the Stump. / Springfield 1858. recto, at bottom right corner: Honest old Abe on the Stump, / at the ratification Meeting of / Presidential Nominations. / Springfield 1860. recto, at bottom right corner, handwritten in pencil: 57 verso, at bottom left corner, handwritten in pencil: 96150 / J. Steward

Creation Location

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

Work Type

lithograph

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

5756

Digital ID

FVW_05756

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.

Honest Old Abe on the Stump Springfield 1858

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