Lincoln- “I’m sorry to have to drop you, Sambo, but this concern won’t carry us both!”

Lincoln- “I’m sorry to have to drop you, Sambo, but this concern won’t carry us both!”


LC-USZ62-133077
Title: Lincoln- “I’m sorry to have to drop you, Sambo, but this concern won’t carry us both!”
Year: 1861

Description: Print shows Abraham Lincoln, in a life preserver labeled “Union”, on a storm tossed sea, pushing away an African American man who had been clinging to him; next to them floats a hat with papers labeled “Fremonts proclamation” and in the background is the mast of a ship flying a pennant “Proclamation.”

URL: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c33077

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