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American political caricatures [1860-1862].

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1860 - 1862
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MEZYRS
Topics
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
African Americans -- 1860-1869
Slavery -- United States -- 1860-1869
Abolitionists -- 1860-1869
Genres
Lithographs
Notes
Content : Caricatures on the American Civil War, 1860-1862, including the battles of Ball's Bluff and Boonville, Mo., and a series of Confederate caricatures of the Siege of Richmond. Other subjects include blacks, Secession, slavery and the American eagle. Individuals portrayed include "Beast" Butler, John J. Crittenden, Jefferson Davis, Horace Greeley, "Stonewall" Jackson, Abraham Lincoln, George B. McClellan and the fictional characters John Bull and Uncle Sam.

Content : Printmakers include Thomas W. Strong and B. Duncan.

Content : Publishers include J.H. Bufford & Co., G.W. Cottrall, and E.C. Kellogg & Co.

Content : Title devised by cataloger.

Citation/reference: Weitenkampf [909]
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : lithograph.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b1651334
UUID: 54daa000-c606-012f-6cbb-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1860: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "I'm not to blame for being white, Sir!" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860 - 1862. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8f38bc2e-1d3b-6216-e040-e00a18067d38

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "I'm not to blame for being white, Sir!" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8f38bc2e-1d3b-6216-e040-e00a18067d38

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. (1860 - 1862). I'm not to blame for being white, Sir! Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8f38bc2e-1d3b-6216-e040-e00a18067d38

Wikipedia Citation

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I'm not to blame for being white, Sir!