The Last Race of the Rail-splitter.
The song sheet features highly critical verses of Abraham Lincoln. In the work, Lincoln's secret passage through Baltimore en route to his 1861 inauguration is referenced. The broadside also features an illustration popularly used in runaway slave advertisements, possibly hinting at the threat Lincoln posed to slavery.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
5 7/8 X 10 1/4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product)
verso, inscribed at top on stamp: 38 verso, inscribed at bottom right corner: 499HAP05
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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