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American caricatures

Collection Data

Description
American caricatures, many dealing with the Reconstructionand elections in the years following the Civil War. One print relates to the impeachment of Andrew Johnson; another shows black soldiers in the South. A lithograph by Edward Jump depicts the office and staff of Frank Leslie's newspaper. Individuals depicted include BenjaminF. Butler, Schuyler Colfax, Ulysses S. Grant, Andrew Johnson, Frank Leslie and William H. Seward.
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1865 - 1883
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MEZYRS+
Topics
Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875
Leslie, Frank, 1821-1880
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872
Blacks -- United States
Elections -- United States
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Soldiers, Black
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Genres
Caricatures
Illustrations
Newspapers
Notes
Content: Artists include Edward Jump.
Content: Title devised by cataloger.
Physical Description
Extent: 15 prints : lithograph, wood engraving ; 42 x 64.9 cm. or smaller.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16513362
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e8b35750-c602-012f-d1d2-58d385a7bc34
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