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Creator Role

cartoonist

Description

Wood engraving originally appearing in the Victorian-era magazine Vanity Fair. The cartoon depicts Abraham Lincoln holding a watering can labeled "Spirit of 76." He stands beside Columbia, who gestures toward a new crop of soldiers. Also pictured in the crop is a gallows. Lincoln indicates that it will bloom soon and bear the "Jefferson Davisiana."

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

4 May 1861

Measurement

7 3/4 X 11 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product)

Inscription

recto, bottom left corner of cartoon: BOBBETT-HOOPER, SO

Creation Location

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

Work Type

political cartoon

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.

Related Source

185A

ID

185B

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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