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    Abraham Lincoln: Currier & Ives Mezzotint, "The Old Bull Dog on the Right Track". 17.75" x 13.5". This election cartoon measures George McClellan's military failures against the successes of Ulysses S. Grant. At right Grant, portrayed as a bulldog sits on the tracks of the "Weldon Railroad," a Confederate supply route. He looks to incumbent President Abraham Lincoln and boasts, "I'm bound to take it." Grant is referring to Richmond, here represented by a doghouse, in which cowers Confederate president Jefferson Davis, flanked by generals Lee and Beauregard. Folds, toning, water stains, and tears. A Masonic emblem is glued to the print. Good.

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    November, 2009
    17th-18th Tuesday-Wednesday
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