Photo, Print, Drawing [Dividing the] national [map]
About this Item
- [Dividing the] national [map]
- A crude nonpartisan satire, parodying all four candidates in the 1860 presidential election. A map of the United States hung on a wall is being torn apart by three of the candidates. Lincoln (far left) and Douglas tear at the western part of the country, as Breckinridge (center) attacks the South. The fourth, John Bell (right), stands on a stool trying to repair the northeastern section with a jar of "Spaldings," a widely marketed glue of the period. Several boxes of this adhesive appear, prominently labeled, at right. "Dividing the National Map" appears to be part of a series of satires by the same artist as "The Undecided Political Prize Fight" and "The Political Quadrille" (nos. 1860-22 and 1860-23).
- Created / Published
- [Cincinnati? : s.n.], 1860.
- Subject Headings
- - Bell, John,--1796-1869
- - Breckinridge, John C.--(John Cabell),--1821-1875
- - Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865
- - Presidential elections--United States--1860
- Political cartoons--1860.
- Political cartoons--1860
- - Title from item.
- - Weitenkampf, p. 121.
- - Wilson, p. 42-43.
- - Forms part of: American cartoon print filing series (Library of Congress)
- - Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 / Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1991, entry 1860-24.
- - Exhibited: "The Civil War in America" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2012-2013.
- 1 print : lithograph on wove paper ; 34 x 48.8 (image), 35.8 x 52.4 cm (sheet)
- Call Number/Physical Location
- PC/US - 1860.A000, no. 38 (B size) [P&P]
- Source Collection
- American cartoon print filing series (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/p.print
- Digital Id
- ppmsca 33122 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.33122
- cph 3a12915 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a12915
- cph 3g07997 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g07997
- Library of Congress Control Number
- Reproduction Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-33122 (digital file from original print) LC-USZ62-10493 (b&w film copy neg.) LC-USZC4-7997 (color film copy transparency)
- Rights Advisory
- No known restrictions on publication.
- Online Format
- LCCN Permalink
- Additional Metadata Formats
- MARCXML Record
- MODS Record
- Dublin Core Record
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- Call Number: PC/US - 1860.A000, no. 38 (B size) [P&P]
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