Drawing by Thomas Nast

An on-the-spot drawing by <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEHST001442" title="Thomas Nast" href="/topic/arts-culture/thomas-nast-PEHST001442.topic">Thomas Nast</a> of the crowd in Baltimore's Calvert Station waiting to greet <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEHST002241" title="Abraham Lincoln" href="/topic/politics/government/presidents-of-the-united-states/abraham-lincoln-PEHST002241.topic">Abraham Lincoln</a>'s regularly scheduled train at about noon Saturday, Feb. 23, 1861. This drawing appeared in the London Illustrated News of March 23, 1861. Nast was the cartoonist who later became famous for his bitterly satirical cartoons of New York City's Boss Tweed.
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An on-the-spot drawing by Thomas Nast of the crowd in Baltimore's Calvert Station waiting to greet Abraham Lincoln's regularly scheduled train at about noon Saturday, Feb. 23, 1861. This drawing appeared in the London Illustrated News of March 23, 1861. Nast was the cartoonist who later became famous for his bitterly satirical cartoons of New York City's Boss Tweed.

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