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American Civil War French caricature lithograph Le Charivari

American Civil War cartoons from Le Charivari

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French 19th century caricature relating to the American Civil War.
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Eux toujours courir, Mes cheveux blanchir Moi, toujours attendre !' Lithograph from the from the series, "Actualites" 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. Top of sheet slightly trimmed.
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artist Alfred-Henri Darjou (1832-1874)
method Lithograph
date 1861-1865
size 240mm by 220mm (image)
SKU CA4410