Skip to main content

Add or remove other collections to your search:

Narrow your search by:






You've searched: All Collections

  • All fields: Currier
(149 results)

Display: 20

    • An Heir to the Throne, or the Next Republican Candidate

    • African Americans (portrayed) Barnum, Phineas T. Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872; New York tribune. Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
    • The Republicans' purported support of Negro rights is taken to an extreme here. Editor Horace Greeley (left) and candidate Abraham Lincoln (resting his elbow on a rail at right) stand on either side of a short black man holding a spear. The latter...
    • "The Impending Crisis"_or Caught in the Act

    • Antislavery movements; Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Raymond, Henry J.(Henry Jarvis) 1820-1869; Slavery, abolition, and emancipation; Seward, William H.(William Henry) 1801-1872; South Carolina
    • The print's title derives from the name of Hinton Rowan Helper's 1857 pamphlet "The Impending Crisis," an influential document in antislavery literature. Here the crisis is that of New York senator William H. Seward, whose recent loss of the...
    • The Bombardment and Capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, Ark. Jany. 11th 1863.

    • Armored vessels. Fort Hindman (Ark. McClernand, John A.(John Alexander) 1812-1900; Porter, David D.(David Dixon) 1813-1891; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
    • Depicts 5 Union ironclad ships attacking Confederate fort while Union soldiers stand on the shore. Caption: "By the Gun-boats, commanded by Rear Admiral D. D. Porter, and the Union troops under Majr. Genl. McClernand; the number of Prisoners taken...
    • The National Game. Three "Outs" and One "Run". Abraham Winning the Ball

    • Baseball. Bates, Edward, 1793-1869; Bell, John, 1796-1869; Breckinridge, John C.(John Cabell) 1821-1875. Douglas, Stephen A.(Stephen Arnold) 1813-1861; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
    • A pro-Lincoln satire, deposited for copyright weeks before the 1860 presidential election. The contest is portrayed as a baseball game in which Lincoln has defeated (left to right) John Bell, Stephen A. Douglas, and John C. Breckinridge. Lincoln...
    • The Battle of Baton Rouge, La. Aug. 4th 1862

    • Baton Rouge (La.)--History. Armored vessels. Soldiers; Battlefields. Campaigns & battles--Louisiana--Baton Rouge--1860-1870. United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns & battles.
    • Depicts Union and Confederate infantry engaged in combat with injured Confederate soldiers in the foreground and armored ships firing artillery in the background.
    • General Stoneman's Great Cavalry Raid, May 1863.

    • Battlefields -- Pictorial works. Battles -- Pictorial works. Cavalry -- Pictorial works. Stoneman, George, 1822-1894. United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works.
    • Depicts General Stoneman's Union cavalry fighting on horseback among wounded Confederate soldiers.
    • Southern "Volunteers".

    • Confederate States of America. Army; Draft; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
    • The print may have appeared soon after the Confederate Congress passed a national conscription act on April 16, 1862, to strengthen its dwindling army of volunteers. The artist characterizes regular Confederate troops as unsavory, criminal types....
    • The True Peace Commissioners

    • Copperhead movement; Democratic National Convention. Lee, Robert E.(Robert Edward) 1807-1870; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Grant, Ulysses S.(Ulysses Simpson) 1822-1885. Sherman, William T.(William Tecumseh) 1820-1891; Sheridan, Philip Henry,...
    • An angered response to false Confederate peace overtures and to the push for reconciliation with the South advanced by the Peace Democrats in 1864. (See also "The Sportsman Upset by the Recoil of His Own Gun," no. 1864-32.) Confederate general...
    • Abraham's Dream!_
"Coming events cast their shadows before".

    • Elections--United States; Liberty. United States. President. Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George B.--(George Brinton),--1826-1885; White House (Washington, D.C.
    • The artist portrays a President tormented by nightmares of defeat in the election of 1864. The print probably appeared late in the campaign. Lincoln was said to have believed in the prophetic importance of dreams. The President lies on a bed under...
    • South Carolina's "Ultimatum".

    • Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C. Ordnance
    • In late December 1860 three commissioners from the newly seceded state of South Carolina met with lame-duck President Buchanan to negotiate for possession of Fort Sumter, a federal installation in Charleston Harbor. Buchanan's attempts to stay the...
    • The Battle of Malvern Hill, VA. July 1st 1862.

    • Malvern Hill, Battle of, Va. 1862; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns & battles. United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel. United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Casualties. Bayonets.
    • Depicts Union infantry in a bayonet charge with injured Confederate soldies in foreground and Union Army and explosion in background. Caption: "Terrific bayonet charge of the Federal troops and final repulse of the Rebel Army."
    • The Gunboat Candidate at the Battle of Malvern Hill.

    • McClellan, George B.--(George Brinton),--1826-1885. Malvern Hill, Battle of, Va. 1862. United States.--Navy--1860-1870. Galena (Steamer)--1860-1870. United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
    • Democratic presidential candidate George Brinton McClellan is lampooned as an incompetent military leader. He sits in a saddle mounted on the boom of the Union ironclad vessel "Galena." The print recalls two prominent failures in McClellan's tenure...
    • The Dis-United States. Or the Southern Confederacy

    • Politicians; Secession; Slavery; Presidents; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Brown, Joseph E.(Joseph Emerson) 1821-1894; Mallory, Stephen R.(Stephen Russell) 1813-1873; Pickens, F. W.(Francis Wilkinson)...
    • The Confederate leaders are portrayed as a band of competing opportunists led by South Carolina governor and secessionist Francis Pickens (far left). The artist criticizes the January 1861 secession of five states from the lower South, following...
    • The Political "Siamese" Twins The Offspring of Chicago Miscegenation

    • Presidential elections; Politicians; Soldiers; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885; Pendleton, George H. (George Hunt), 1825-1889; Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886; Vallandigham, Clement L....
    • The unlikely teaming of military leader George B. McClellan with Peace Democrat (Copperhead) George Hunt Pendleton as presidential and vice presidential candidates in the 1864 election is ridiculed here. The artist charges McClellan with disloyalty...
    • Letting the Cat Out of the Bag!!

    • Republican Party (U.S. 1854- United States--Politics and government. Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872; Seward, William H.(William Henry) 1801-1872; Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Raymond, Henry J.(Henry Jarvis) 1820-1869
    • A figurative portrayal of the rift within the Republican party resulting from the nomination of Abraham Lincoln for the presidency in 1860. Here New York senator and would-be nominee William H. Seward watches as the radical antislavery senator from...


Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search