Photo, Print, Drawing The re-union of the home of the brave and free! / by Samuel Canty.
About this Item
- The re-union of the home of the brave and free! / by Samuel Canty.
- A somewhat premature allegory of reconciliation between the North and South, extolling former Presidents Andrew Jackson and George Washington as defenders of the Union. Jackson (left) and Washington appear in the background, above two rows of maidens holding the arms of all thirty-four states and olive branches. The women flank a globe inscribed with the words "God, Liberty, and Constitutional Rights." Atop the globe stands the figure of Liberty holding a large American flag with Phrygian cap and the Constitution, and treading on a crown. A cornucopia and shield are at her feet. Below the globe is the American eagle holding a scroll with the Jacksonian motto "Honor to whom honor is due." Beneath is a view of the U.S. Capitol, and a soldier and sailor. The soldier (left) tramples a snake. In the lower margin are the words of a patriotic song, condemning secession and dedicated to "those brave Men who fought and bled to preserve the Union."
- Canty, Samuel.
Created / Published
- [New York] : [s.n.], c1863.
- - Jackson, Andrew, his memory invoked
- - Capitol (U.S.) (pictured)
- - Constitution (pictured)
- - Eagle (prominently featured)
- - Washington, George
- - Liberty (personified)
- Allegorical prints--1860-1870.
- - Title from item.
- - Entered ... 1863, by Samuel Canty ... New York.
- - Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 / Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1991, entry 1863-4.
- 1 print on wove paper : lithograph ; image 48.1 x 55 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- PGA - Canty--Re-Union... (D size) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
- pga 00460 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pga.00460
- cph 3b02235 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b02235
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-pga-00460 (digital file from original print) LC-USZ62-54284 (b&w film copy neg.)
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Chicago citation style:
Canty, Samuel. The re-union of the home of the brave and free! / by Samuel Canty. , ca. 1863. [New York: s.n] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2011655058/.
APA citation style:
Canty, S. (ca. 1863) The re-union of the home of the brave and free! / by Samuel Canty. , ca. 1863. [New York: s.n] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2011655058/.
MLA citation style:
Canty, Samuel. The re-union of the home of the brave and free! / by Samuel Canty. [New York: s.n] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2011655058/>.