Divorce A Vinculo. Mrs. Carolina Asserts her Right to 'Larrup' her Nigger.

Title

Divorce A Vinculo. Mrs. Carolina Asserts her Right to 'Larrup' her Nigger.

Subject

Confederate Ideologies and Causes

Description

Symbolic of all Confederate states, this cartoon shows a southern state as a woman defending her rights to reprimand her slaves, as the Union, portrayed by a man, stands angrily and disapprovingly.

Creator

John Tenniel

Source

Punch: The London Charivari

Publisher

Punch: The London Charivari

Date

January 19, 1861

Contributor

New York Public Library

Rights

New York Public Library

Format

JPG

Language

English

Type

Cartoon Art

Files

FinalArt.jpg
Date Added
November 28, 2016
Citation
John Tenniel, “Divorce A Vinculo. Mrs. Carolina Asserts her Right to 'Larrup' her Nigger.,” HST 325 - U.S. Foreign Relations to 1914 (MSU), accessed August 5, 2020, http://projects.leadr.msu.edu/usforeignrelations/items/show/280.