Art Print, commemorating the celebration and creation of a "National day of thanksgiving" by Abraham Lincoln in 1863
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Black ink collage on newsprint of Civil War scenes, with center vignette of Lincoln receiving accolades from soldiers. Drawn by Thomas Nast. Titled "Thanksgving Day November 24, 1864." In center is large drawing of Abraham Lincoln shaking the hands of a soldier and a sailor who are staluting him with their hats. The soldier tramples the "Stars & Bars" flag marked "CS." Large group stands around them incl. Lincoln's Cabinet members, and a black woman holding a baby. Image commemorates the celebration and creation of a "National day of thanksgiving" by Abraham Lincoln in 1863, which evolved into our modern Thanksgiving Day holiday. American Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities 16 History
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
|Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865|
Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902
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