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It is only a truce to regain power ("playing possum").

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Names
Nast, Thomas (1840-1902) (Artist)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

African-American Cartoons

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1872-08-24
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AFRA-Car
Topics
African Americans
Dead persons
Homicides
Men, White
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874
Ku Klux Klan (19th cent.)
Genres
Cartoons (Commentary)
Notes
Content : Printed on border: "H. G. 'Clasp hands over the bloody chasm.' " "C. S. 'Freely accept the hand that is offered, and reach forth thine own in friendly grasp.' " Printed on image: "I am against the policy of hate except to beat Grant" "Eman[cipation] by A. Linc[oln] protected by U. S. Grant" "What I know about being liberal by …" "Colored Orphan Asylum"

Source identifier: HW (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Form: Wood engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 24 x 35 cm. (9 1/4 x 13 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1686811
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17625804
Barcode : 33333159329693
UUID: ac5c0570-c52e-012f-7ec2-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1840: Creator Born
  • 1872: Issued
  • 1902: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "It is only a truce to regain power ("playing possum")." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1872-08-24. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fb98-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "It is only a truce to regain power ("playing possum")." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fb98-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1872-08-24). It is only a truce to regain power ("playing possum"). Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fb98-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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It is only a truce to regain power ("playing possum").