Lincoln in Confederate and British Eyes


 “A Warning”
  Cartoonist:  Unknown
  Source:  Fun
  Date:   December 3, 1864, p. 115

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Complete HarpWeek Explanation:
This ominous cartoon appeared in Fun, the British humor magazine, after Abraham Lincoln’s reelection. The president is depicted as a vengeful warmonger whose prosecution of the Civil War has resulted in extensive loss of life for no apparent gain to the nation.













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