19th century newspaper illustrations collection
Scope and Content
The collection consists of lithographs that appeared in Puck, Harper's Weekly, and Illustrated London News. The lithographs from Puck are largely satirical in nature and the subject matter is Gilded Age politics. The subject matter of the Harper's Weekly and Illustrated London News focus on the Civil War and Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington.
- Creation: 1861-1894
There are no access restrictions.
There are no restrictions on personal use. Permission to publish material from 19th century Civil War and political cartoon lithograph collection must be obtained from Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.
3 Linear Feet ( (1 box))
Language of Materials
The collection consists of lithographs that appeared in Puck, Harper's Weekly, and Illustrated London News.
Organized by subject.
Purchased in 2016.
Processing completed by Jessica Lynn in 2016. EAD markup completed by Jordan Patty in 2016.
- Guide to the 19th century Civil War and political cartoon lithograph collection, 1861-1894
- 19th century Civil War and political cartoon lithograph
- Finding aid prepared by Jordan Patty
- April 18, 2016
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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