Photo, Print, Drawing Join or Die
About this Item
- Join or Die
- Benjamin Franklin's warning to the British colonies in America "join or die" exhorting them to unite against the French and the Natives, shows a segmented snake, "S.C., N.C., V., M., P., N.J., N.Y., [and] N.E."
- Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
Created / Published
- [1754 May 9]
- - United States--History--French and Indian War, 1754-1763
- - Snakes--1750-1760
- Political cartoons--1750-1760.
- Political cartoons--1750-1760
- - Illus. in: The Pennsylvania gazette, 1754 May 9.
- - Published in: The ungentlemanly art ; a history of American political cartoons / Stephen Hess and Milton Kaplan. New York : Macmillan, , p. 52 (II-3).
- - Published in: Eyes of the nation : a visual history of the United States / Vincent Virga and curators of the Library of Congress ; historical commentary by Alan Brinkley. New York : Knopf, 1997, p. 51.
- 1 print : woodcut.
Call Number/Physical Location
- Illus. in Newspaper [Newspaper & Current Periodical RR]
- Library of Congress Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
- cph 3g05315 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g05315
- cph 3a12149 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a12149
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-USZC4-5315 (color film copy transparency) LC-USZ62-9701 (b&w film copy neg.)
- No known restrictions on publication.
Additional Metadata Formats
- Blog Round-Up: Political Cartoons
- Political Cartoons: Seriously Funny
- Today in History - January 17
- Today in History - May 9
- Chicago | Citing Primary Sources | Getting Started with Primary Sources | Teachers | Programs
- MLA | Citing Primary Sources | Getting Started with Primary Sources | Teachers | Programs
- Political Cartoons and Public Debates
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- Call Number: Illus. in Newspaper [Newspaper & Current Periodical RR]
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Chicago citation style:
Franklin, Benjamin. Join or Die. United States, 1754. [May 9] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2002695523/.
APA citation style:
Franklin, B. (1754) Join or Die. United States, 1754. [May 9] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2002695523/.
MLA citation style:
Franklin, Benjamin. Join or Die. [May 9] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2002695523/>.