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    Civil War Era Anti-Lincoln Cartoons From "Punch." The illustrated English periodical Punch was famous for its satiric humor, caricatures, and cartoons. The paper, known in full as Punch, or the London Charivari, was originally a radical weekly dedicated to social improvement. It was very anti-Lincoln through most of the Civil War, and these original printed color cartoons prove it. Five are included in this lot with four picturing Abraham Lincoln as a backward buffoon with biting captions. Excellent condition, removed from the original magazines, printed one side only, 8" x 11" in size. Should appeal to collectors of Lincoln, Civil War and political journalism.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2005
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
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