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Punch, or the London Charivari The American Difficulty

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05603.02.87 Author/Creator: Punch, or the London Charivari Place Written: London, England Type: Engraving Date: 11 May 1861 Pagination: 1 p. ; 24.7 x 18 cm.

Summary of Content: Reproduced from Punch.

Background Information:

People: Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Civil WarJournalismArt, Music, Theater, and FilmHumor and SatireGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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