Raynors HCA 2017-02
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 2/23/2017
Anti-Slavery Lithograph, 21” x 14”, uncolored, Johnston, David Claypoole, 1856, VG.Political cartoon depicting James Buchanan, probably Stephen A. Douglas, and other pro-slavery supporters boiling and burning anti-slavery documents in a cauldron which reads "Double double, Free state trouble. Till Fremont men are straw & stubble." Buchanan, standing at left, holds a copy of the Ostend Manifesto, and the man to his left, possibly Douglas, holds a whip and slave chains and is seated. Other men hold pro slavery documents, and one holds Preston Brooks' cane used in the beating of Charles Sumner. At the foreground, a man kneels and blows on the fire, with a pistol labled "Laws of Kansas" in his back pocket.
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