From Jackson to Lincoln includes color reproductions of important nineteenth-century political and cultural documents with expert commentary. Represented are major examples of political and literary autograph manuscripts, drawings, photographs, broadsides, and other ephemera from the formative years of the United States.... exhihition on an American theme organized by the Morgan Library since l 976. when America from Amerigo Vespncci to the ... at the Morgan Library is twofold: to make it available for scholarly stndy and accessible to the pnblic throngh exhihitions. ... have orga- n i zed docnments aronnd a particnlar theme. rather than presenting them as a series of individnal icons, ... The dynamic spirit and contradictions of the period are conveyed throngh a rich comhination of historical docnments.
|Title||:||From Jackson to Lincoln|
|Author||:||Robert Parks, Christine Nelson, Stephanie Wiles|
|Publisher||:||University of Pennsylvania Press - 1995-01-01|