Guide to the 19th century Civil War and political cartoon lithograph collection, 1861-1894

19th century Civil War and political cartoon lithograph C0285


Published by George Mason University Libraries

Contact Information:

Fenwick Library (2FL)

George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

USA

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Email: speccoll@gmu.edu

URL: http://scrc.gmu.edu

Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center
Creator George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center.
Title 19th century Civil War and political cartoon lithograph collection
Date 1861-1894
Physical Characteristics 3.0 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract The collection consists of lithographs that appeared in Puck, Harper's Weekly, and Illustrated London News.
Collection Number C0285
Language English

Scope and Content

The collection consists of lithographs that appeared in Puck, Harper's Weekly, and Illustrated London News. The lithographs from Puck are largely satirical in nature and the subject matter is Gilded Age politics. The subject matter of the Harper's Weekly and Illustrated London News focus on the Civil War and Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington.

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Arrangement

Organized by subject.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions on personal use. Permission to publish material from 19th century Civil War and political cartoon lithograph collection must be obtained from Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

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Related Material

Special Collections Research Center also holds the Randolph H. Lytton historical Virginia graphic materials collection

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Index Terms

Geographical Names:

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States--Politics and government.
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial works.

Document Types:

Lithographs.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

19th century Civil War and political cartoon lithograph collection, #C0285, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Purchased in 2016.

Processing Information

Processing completed by Jessica Lynn in 2016. EAD markup completed by Jordan Patty in 2016.

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Contents List

19th century Civil War and political cartoon lithograph collection, 1861-1894
Box
1 Puck - "Who Laughs Last Laughs Best", 1894
Puck - The Dawn of a Better Day, 1887
Harper's Weekly - On the Road Between Washington and Alexandria, circa late 1800s
Harper's Weekly - Pictorial Map of the Seat of War, Showing..., 1861
Harper's Weekly - Map of Part of Maryland and Virginia..., 1861
The Illustrated London News - Civil War in America, 1862
Washington's House, Mount Vernon, 1875
Harper's Weekly - A Pilgrimage to Mount Vernon, 1886
Puck - Reveille in the White House, 1885
Harper's Weekly - The Room in Which George Washington Died, 1886
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