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"Highly Unsuccessful Performance, by Dismal Jemmy," cartoon, 1860, zoomable image

Scanned by: 
Dickinson College Archives
Notes: 
Cropped, sized, and prepared for use here by John Osborne, Dickinson College, December 3, 2010.
Image type: 
cartoon
Courtesy of: 
Dickinson College Archives and Special Collections
Original caption: 
Highly Unsuccessful Performance, by Dismal Jemmy
Source citation: 
James Buchanan Resource Center, Dickinson College Special Collections
Source note: 
Emile Blondin had become the first man to cross the Niagara Falls on a tightrope on June 30, 1860. This image, published in New York City by Currier and Ives, clearly parodies Blondin's fame. Original image in the James Buchanan Resource Center at Dickinson College.
How to Cite This Page: ""Highly Unsuccessful Performance, by Dismal Jemmy," cartoon, 1860, zoomable image," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, http://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/node/21778.