The Successful and Unsuccessful Candidates at Breakfast the Morning After

The Successful and Unsuccessful Candidates at Breakfast the Morning After

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Title: The Successful and Unsuccessful Candidates at Breakfast the Morning After

Year: 1860

Creator: Bunker

Description: In the sketch at left, Mr. And Mrs. Lincoln are seated at the table. As the President-elect reads, Mrs. Lincoln says: “Dy’e take your tea sweet, Abra’m?” He replies: “Any how, my dear – I’m satisfied.” In the sketch at right, a clearly annoyed Stephen A. Douglas responds to his wife’s question “D’ye take coffee, judge.” He says: “Yes, strong as – poison.”

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