Last Offer of Reconciliation


This allegorical print depicts a meeting between Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis with scenes representing War and Peace in the background.It is thought that this print was first published at the time of the Hampton Roads Peace Conference and then re-issued after Lincoln's assassination. "The message of the print, forgiveness and restoration, contrasts sharply with the prevailing public mood in the wake of Lincoln's assassination, which was one of bitterness and vengeance.

Similar works

Full text


Indiana Historical Society Digital Image Collections

Provided original full text link
oaioai:images.indianahistory.org:P0406/492Last time updated on 6/11/2012

Having an issue?

Is data on this page outdated, violates copyrights or anything else? Report the problem now and we will take corresponding actions after reviewing your request.