[Abraham Lincoln]: Anti-McClellan Cartoon. 17" x ...
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Description[Abraham Lincoln]: Anti-McClellan Cartoon. 17" x 13.25", [New York], 1864. An uncredited Currier & Ives lithograph titled "Desperate Peace Man." McClellan watches from a distance, riding his decrepit War Horse. Pendleton, trampling on the American eagle and flag, leads a shackled Columbia and slave to Jeff Davis, saying "I bring you willingly everything only give us Peace!" Davis sits on a throne of cotton bales, resting on a foundation of slavery. Robert E. Lee watches with disgust while the Devil advises Davis to keep silent. A slave gets set to strike a match to the powder keg of slavery.
Condition: Uniformly sunned. Lightly foxed and rubbed. Pencil notation on verso. Two pieces of linen tape with five pieces of paper attachment on verso.
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