George Colt political cartoon
Print of German and English language political cartoon on newsprint by George Colt satirizing William & Mary's efforts to seek restitution from damages to campus sustained during the Civil War. In 1893 the U.S. government paid William & Mary for damages. The College is depicted as a "rebel claims monster." The print is undated, but was likely printed between 1890-1895.
- Creation: Circa 1890-1895
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1.17 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Helen "Cam" Walker, professor emerita of history.
- Guide to the George Colt political cartoon
- William & Mary Special Collections Research Center staff
- 2023 August
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