Lincoln, Douglas and the Rail-Fence Handicap

Lincoln, Douglas and the Rail-Fence Handicap

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Title: Lincoln, Douglas and the Rail-Fence Handicap

Year: 1860

Creator: Poster, Buffalo

Description: A short, squat Stephen Douglas runs in the foreground, while a long, lank Abraham Lincoln runs in the background along a rail fence in which a black man is hiding in front of the Capitol.
Douglas askes: “How can I get this rail fence.”
Lincoln says: “It can’t stop me, for I built it.”
The black man appears to say: “You find me in dis yer fence, Massa Duglis.”

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