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The political cartoon depicts General McClellan commanding his troops from a safe distance while seated astride a saddle mounted on the boom of a ship. The publisher date, place, and name not indicated; There is some damage at the object's left and right

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Date of Publication

1864

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1864

Time Period

1860-1869

Measurement

13 1/2 X 17 3/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

Recto, in conversation bubble: Fight on my brave Soldiers and / push the enemy to the wall, from / this spanker boom your beloved / General looks down upon you.; Recto, at bottom: THE GUNBOAT CANDIDATE / AT THE BATTLE OF MALVERN HILL; Recto, at bottom, handwritten: filed 1864

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

4965

Digital ID

FVW_04965

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 Gunboat Candidate At The Battle of Malvern Hill

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