"Jeff Sees the Elephant" Political Cartoon
Framed and matted political cartoon "Jeff Sees the Elephant." Dates back to 1861-1862. Published by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg.
This cartoon is believed to be the first image where the Republic Elephant and the Democratic Donkey are seen together. In this image the elephant is representing the Union and the military "prowess" of the Northern States. The donkey is supposedly a depiction of Jefferson Davis with a rudimentary army and the gallows in the background foreshadowing the future of the Confederacy.
16"H x 20.5"W