Jonathan's Programme, or a Bit of Brag
The print is a reproduction of an 1861 political cartoon that originally appeared in Punch. In the cartoon, Brother Jonathan, a symbolic character often used to personify America, is shown speaking to a Frenchman named Louis about French intervention in the American Civil War. The print is organized and stored in a black album with other reproductive prints.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
8 X 10 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
recto, below portrait in cartoon: LE COMTE DE PARIS recto, below cartoon: JONATHAN'S PROGRAMME, OR A BIT OF BRAG. / "TELL YER WHAT IT IS, LOUIS-IF YOU COME MEDDLIN' WITH ANY O' YOUR MEDIATION SARCE; SOON AS EVER I'VE WHIPPED THE REBELS- / AND WALK'D INTO CANADA-AND CHAW'D UP JOHN BULL-DARN'D IF I DON'T PUT THAT THAR YOUNG MAN IN YOUR LOCATION!!!" / (See New York Papers.) verso, on stamp: PRINT FROM PHOTOGRAPH / in possession of the Lincoln / National Life Foundation / Fort Wayne, Indiana / Identification Number 2237
Brother Jonathan (Nickname); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
political cartoon--reproductive print
[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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