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Passage Through Baltimore. (Plate 2).

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Identifier: P0293-0743

Title: Passage Through Baltimore. (Plate 2).

Description: Print of President Lincoln on a railroad car, peaking out of the sliding door in alarm at a hissing cat. "Washington P.W. and B. R. R. Co. freight Bones Copy 000" is printed on the side of the railroad car. Handwritten on the back: "Passage through Baltimore." The etching was one of ten pro-Confederate political cartoons drawn by Adalbert J. Volck in 1863 and published under the pseudonym V. Blada as "Sketches from the Civil War in North America." The initial edition of the cartoons was distributed to subscribers and was limited to 200 copies. Alternate title for this print is "Lincoln's Passage through Balitmore, February, '61."

Rights:

Place: United States
Maryland
Baltimore

Dates: 1863

Type(s): Etching
Image

Maker/Creator: Adalbert John Volck

Subjects: etching
V. Blada
vertical
black and white
outdoors
Civil War, 1861-1865
pro-Confederate
anti-Union
Political cartoons
Sketches from the Civil War in North America
hiding
cat
fear
Railroad cars
Lincoln's Passage through Balitmore

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