CURRIER & IVES (LOUIS MAURER)
THE IMPENDING CRISES - OR CAUGHT IN THE ACT, 1860 (C.3033, G.3270)
Lithograph, attributed to Louis Maurer. 10 ¼ X 14 ¾”
The Impending Crises was an influential Anti-Slavery pamphlet.
Refers to Seward’s loss to Abraham Lincoln in the Republican primary, blaming Horace Greeley and the NY Tribune. The figures from left to right are Courier and Enquirer Editor, James Webb: Horace Greeley, NY Tribune editor: NY Daily News Editor Henry J. Raymond and William J. Seward in the water. Linen backed with center fold split. Some overall tone and some minor soiling, but otherwise good condition.
Civil War, Confederacy, Abraham Lincoln, Americana, Caricature, Presidency, Political cartoon.