Honest Old Abe and the Little Boy in Search of His Mother – A Sensation Story

Honest Old Abe and the Little Boy in Search of His Mother – A Sensation Story

Title: Honest Old Abe and the Little Boy in Search of His Mother – A Sensation Story

Year: 1860

Creator: Bunker

Description: A tall, beardless Abraham Lincoln leans over, a short, pudgy Stephen Douglas with a “Kansas” feather sprouting from his hat. Lincoln, supported by an axed in his left hand, suggests that splitting rails was a better route to the Presidency, than Douglas’s support for the Kansas-Nebraska Act and Kansas statehood. The White House is a sketchy presence in the background.

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