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Uncle Sam. on Secession.
1861
Printer:Printed by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg , American, 1840 - 1867
Publisher:Published by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg , American, 1840 - 1867
Publisher:Published by Phelps & Watson , American, 1859 - 1864
Publisher:Published by George Whiting , American, 1820 - 1862
Lithography; printer's ink and watercolor on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 11 3/4 x 8in. (29.8 x 20.3cm) Sheet (height x width): 16 13/16 x 13in. (42.7 x 33cm)
Credit Line: Museum purchase
Description: A rooster with an American flag as his comb confronts a chick emerging from an egg with the stars and stripes on it. A banner emerging from the chick's beak reads: "PEEP PEEP". A pitchfork is in the left foreground. Cannons are in the left background. A farmyard with additional chickens, a horse, and cow are in the right background. Farm buildings, a haystack, and a large birdhouse, possibly a martin house, are at the far right. The dome of the United States Capitol is in the distance.
Inscription: Lithographed title beneath image: "UNCLE SAM. ON SECESSION. / 546." Inscribed in pencil, lower right: "275-" In pencil, on verso, lower right: "Dwr 1". Accession number inscribed in pencil on verso, lower right.
Object Number: 1987.216.1
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