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Bingham, George Caleb (1811-1879) The County election [hand colored engraving, mezzotint and roulette by Sartain]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04074 Author/Creator: Bingham, George Caleb (1811-1879) Place Written: New York Type: Print Date: 1854 Pagination: 1 print 56.1 x 77 cm

People: Bingham, George Caleb, 1811-1879

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Art, Music, Theater, and FilmElectionGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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