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American Civil War French caricature lithograph Le Charivari

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American Civil War cartoons from Le Charivari


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French 19th century caricature relating to the American Civil War.


L Americain Jonathan, filant un mauvais colon.' Lithograph from the series, "Actualities" published in 'Le Charivari'. The American Civil War (1861-1865) was a civil war fought over the secession of the Confederate States. Eleven southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America ("the Confederacy"); the other 25 states supported the federal government ("the Union"). After four years of warfare, mostly within the Southern states, the Confederacy surrendered and slavery was abolished everywhere in the nation. Part-page illustration. Text on reverse as issued. Faint horizontal crease as issued.

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artist Cham - Amedee-Charles-Henri (1819-1879)
method Lithograph
date 1861-1865
size 200mm by 260mm (image)
SKU CA4422