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Street Scene with Men on Horseback Riding Through a Group of African Americans

Description

Draft of a political cartoon depicting white men on horseback through a group of African American people who are rendered in a caricaturist style. The central figure on horseback is wearing spectacles and extends his top hat to some of the figures on the ground. The other white figures hold blanks signs directed towards the African American people.

Date

circa 1860-1865

Materials

Pen, ink, and graphite on paper

Dimensions

10.75 x 7.75 inches

Object ID

1959.86.4

Resource ID

10296

Credit Line

Transfer from Library, Gift of John Mark Glenn

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.