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Fort Sumter, from Harper's Weekly, (March 19, 1870), p. 185
Fort Sumter, from Harper's Weekly, (March 19, 1870), p. 185
Artist:
Date:
1870
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood Engraving
Dimensions:
Image: 236 x 363 mm (9 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
1984.1.22
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Gift of Elizabeth S. Tower

Exhibition History:

CPLH, And if Elected...The Art And Politics of Thomas Nast, 30 June 0 3 Sept 1984.

An anti-Irish anti-papist cartoon; Irish Catholics level civil war cannon at Ft. Sumter; an island labeled “ Liberty” and fort labeled “ public schools of USA” church magnate on left rides a bucking army mule; cannon fired from Ft. St. Patrick.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”