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Lithograph: The National Game. Three "Outs" and One "Run": Abraham Winning the Ball. New York: Currier & Ives, 1860

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: GEN945-4-1
Scope and Contents This lithographed political cartoon was submitted for copyright by the New York firm of Currier & Ives weeks before the 1860 presidential election, in obvious anticipation of a Republican victory. Its creator, Louis Maurer, utilized the newly popular game of baseball as metaphor for the "national game" of presidential politics. Shown are Lincoln and his three opponents: the Constitutional Unionist John Bell, of Tennessee, and the two candidates of a fractured Democratic party, Stephen A....
Dates: 1860