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Photograph Description: The 'rail splitter' at work repairing the union Related Names: Baker, Joseph E., ca. 1837-1914. Published: 1865. Summary: Cartoon print shows Vice President Andrew Johnson sitting atop a globe, attempting to stitch together the map of the United States with needle and thread. Abraham Lincoln stands, right, using a split rail to position the globe. Johnson warns, 'Take it quietly Uncle Abe and I will draw it closwer than ever.' While Lincoln commends him, 'A few more stitches Andy and the good old Union will be mended.' Notes: Signed in stone: J.E. Baker del. Title appears as it is written on the item. Forms part of: American cartoon print filing series Subjects: Johnson, Andrew,--1808-1875. Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865. s--1860-1870. Political cartoons--1860-1870.