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    Abraham Lincoln: Currier & Ives Cartoon. In this 18" x 13.5" cartoon published in 1860, political powerhouse Horace Greeley tries to persuade "Young America" that Lincoln and the Republican Party are not aligned with the abolition party and that the Republican platform is "composed entirely of rails split by our Candidate." A slave peers from behind the rails that comprise Lincoln's seat of honor. Borrowing a popular expression of the time, it is titled "'The Nigger' In the Woodpile." There are 4", 2" and 2" tears which are repaired with tape which has discolored, but not bleed through to the front.

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    December, 2012
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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