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Browsing items in: Adalbert Volck Etchings - Enoch Pratt Free Library

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    • Simon Tappertit - General Butler

    • Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893; Caricatures and cartoons; Etching;
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck in which General Benjamin F. Butler, who later ran for governor of Massachusetts many times before being elected in 1882, is portrayed as Simon Tappertit, a character in Charles Dickens' book, Barnaby Rudge. Tappertit was...
    • The Enlistment of Sickles' Brigade

    • Etchings; Sickles, Daniel Edgar, 1819-1914--Military service; Propaganda, Confederate; United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 70th (1861-1864); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Caricatures and cartoons; United...
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts a disreputable class of men enlisted by Union Colonel Daniel Sickles for his Excelsior brigade.
    • Tracks of the Armies

    • Etchings; Propaganda, Confederate; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction & pillage;
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts a young Confederate soldier returning home only to find his home destroyed, his wife dead, and see the tracks of destruction left by the Union armies throughout the South.
    • Lincoln and his puppets

    • Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893; Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889; Caricatures and cartoons; Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873; Etching; Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George...
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts Abraham Lincoln as a puppeteer dressed in a jester's attire. Lincoln holds a sword, and the hilt of the sword is topped with a miniature jester's head. With his free hand Lincoln gestures toward a number of...
    • Don Quixote and Sancho Panza

    • Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893; Caricatures and cartoons; Don Quixote (Fictitious character); Etching; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Panza, Sancho (Fictitious character);
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts Abraham Lincoln as Don Quixote and Benjamin Butler as Sancho Panza. Lincoln and Butler were frequent subjects of Volck's caricatures, and this etching is an example of one such caricature that speaks to...
    • Writing the Emancipation Proclamation

    • Brown, John, 1800-1859; Emancipation Proclamation; Etchings; Haiti--Foreign public opinion, American--History--19th century; Propaganda, Confederate; Slave insurrections--Haiti--History--19th century;
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts Abraham Lincoln signing the Emancipation Proclamation. In the etching Lincoln has his foot on the U. S. Constitution, a devil holds the inkwell, a bottle of liquor and glasses sit on a table, and pictures...
    • Worship of the North

    • Abolitionists; Andrew, John A. (John Albion), 1818-1867; Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887; Brown, John, 1800-1859; Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893; Etchings; Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872; Halleck, H. W. (Henry Wager), 1815-1872;...
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts and satirizes Northern sympathizers such as Henry Ward Beecher, Charles Sumner, Horace Greeley, Ben Butler, President Abraham Lincoln, General Harry Halleck, General Winfield Scott, General David Hunter,...
    • General Stuart's Raid to the White House

    • Etchings; Confederate States of America. Army. Cavalry--History; McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885; Propaganda, Confederate; Raids (Military science)--History--19th century; Stuart, Jeb, 1833-1864; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts Confederate General J. E. B. Stuart's reconnaissance ride around Union General George McClellan's headquarters (White House) in Virginia in June of 1862, during which he and his men captured wagons and...
    • General Stuart's Return from Pennsylvania

    • Etchings; Confederate States of America. Army. Cavalry--History; Propaganda, Confederate; Raids (Military science)--History--19th century; Stuart, Jeb, 1833-1864; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Cavalry operations;
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts Confederate General J. E. B. Stuart's return from his October 1862 raid into Maryland and as far north as Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, where he and his men secured horses, mules, and other supplies.
    • Free Negroes in the North

    • African Americans--Social conditions--19th century; Etchings; Propaganda, Confederate; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Caricatures and cartoons;
    • Etching by Adalbert Volck that depicts free negroes living in poverty in an area of the city where questionable activities, such as the sale of a corpse, a fight, and soldiers dancing in a house of ill repute, can be seen.

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