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Two panel cartoon showing Andrew Johnson standing on the top step of a step-ladder and lifting a large, heavy book from a high bookshelf; he falls off the ladder and is crushed by the book, the ""Constitution of U.S."" published by the Lincoln National Life Foundation from artwork by Thomas Nast (American, 1840-1902).
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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8 X 10 inches
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ink on paper; mass production
verso, backmark: "œPRINT FROM PHOTOGRAPH / in possession of the Lincoln / National life Foundation / Fort Wayne, Indiana / Identification Number 3250"
political cartoon "¢ reproduction (derivative object)
Nast, Thomas, "This little boy would persist in handling books above his capacity And this was the disastrous result." (2021). Artifacts. 3659.
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