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History 498B: Lincoln, Visual Culture, and Nation Building

A course guide.

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Find a partner. Together, exam each of these resources, and briefly answer the following questions:

  1. What is this resource?
  2. Could you use this as a secondary source?
  3. Could you use this as a primary source?

Primary or Secondary Source?

Finnegan, Cara. "Recognizing Lincoln: Image Vernaculars in Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture." Rhetoric and Pubic Affairs. 8.1 (Spring, 2005): 31-57.

Magnus, Charles. The Nation Mourns. New York, 1865.

Wanstead Young Men's Association Program. London, England?, 1887.

Byvanck, Valentijn. "The Jackson Figurehead." Winterthur Portfolio. 35.4 (Winter, 2000): 253-267.

Drury, Alfred. Boer War Memorial. Bristol, England: Clifton College, 1905.