Image of a jugate featuring bust-length portraits of United States presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln framed by the goddess Columbia and six historical vignettes; Columbia stands with flags, a sleeping lion and a bald eagle, cannons, and open manacles with chain; vignettes feature the Boston Tea Party "December 18 [sic], 1773," the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, British General Charles Cornwallis surrendering to American forces at the end of the Revolutionary War on October 19, 1781, the beginning of the American Civil War on April 19, 1861, a naval battle scene, and a celebration of the Union victory on April 6, 1865. Single-color print. "Lithog. & printed by Chr. Kimmel & Forster 254 & 256 Canal St. N.Y. Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year of 1865 by Henry & Wm. Voight in the Clerk's Office of the Southern District of New York. Manson Lang, 512 Broadway, New York"--text, bottom margin.
1 lithograph : uncolored ; overall 47.94 x 60.8 cm (18 7/8 x 23 15/16 in.)
African Americans--Pictorial works Boston Tea Party, 1773--Pictorial works Cannons--Pictorial works Columbia (Symbolic character)--Pictorial works Eagles--Pictorial works Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Pictorial works Naval battles--Pictorial works United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial works United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Pictorial works Washington, George, 1732-1799--Pictorial works Lithographs--1850-1875. (gmgpc)
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