A puzzling caricature, probably dealing with Reconstruction under Andrew Johnson's administration. The work is quite crudely drawn. An acrobat, with mustache and sideburns and wearing a jester's cap, holds in ... more
Two illustrations showing: Slave being sold as punishment for crime, before Emancipation Proclamation; and African-American being whipped as punishment for crime in 1866. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1867 Jan. 12, p. 24.
Prints show a statue of a snake-haired man wearing a toga with a CSA belt holding a scale tipping in favor of the south; the unjust results of trials involving southerners and northerners; and depictions of atr... more
Full-length portrait of Oscar J. Dunn, Lieut. Governor of Louisiana, seated at desk, and twenty-nine head-and-shoulders portraits of African American delegates to the Louisiana Constitutional Convention. Purcha... more
Top illustration shows Negroes pulling a man on a luge(?), and two men lying in field. Bottom illustration shows jackal and eagle disputing the possession of a dead antelope. 2 illustrations in: Harper's weekly... more
Crowds of people in the street celebrating return of Governor Hampton. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1877 April 21, p. 120. Reference copy in LOT 4388-K.
Three illustrations showing: "Fort Packard" - the inner courtyard of the State House; the salute on the levee in honor of the evacuation; and the United States troops leaving the Orleans Hotel for Jackson Barra... more