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President Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837, seeking to act as the direct representative of the common man. Created by: PICRYLDated: Invalid date
[Andrew Jackson, head-and-shoulders portrait, nearly in profile to left, leaning against pillow of which ticking appears in lower left corner]
Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837, seeking to act as the direct representative of the common man.
"I have always been afraid of banks."
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Andrew Jackson, president of the United States / painted by W.J. Hubard ; C.G. Childs Lithr.; drawn by A. Newsam, pupil to C.G. Childs.

Andrew Jackson, president of the United States / painted by W.J. Hubar...

Print shows Andrew Jackson, full-length portrait, sitting in a chair, facing front, with legs crossed and hands on lap.

Gold medal presented to Jackson by Congress

Gold medal presented to Jackson by Congress

Print shows the obverse and reverse sides of a medal, with bust portrait of Major General Andrew Jackson. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil below image on left: By Fürst vide Loudat. Inscribed in pencil belo... more

General Jackson

General Jackson

Print shows Andrew Jackson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, wearing military uniform. Title from item. Reference copy filed in PRES FILE Jackson, Andrew In uniform Bust.

[United States Capitol] / C. Bullfinch delt. ; Childs dir.

[United States Capitol] / C. Bullfinch delt. ; Childs dir.

Print shows front or east view of the U.S. Capitol as it appeared in 1829, prior to the beginning of President Andrew Jackson's administration. Title from another impression. Trimmed above title and mounted on ... more

Emily Tenessee Donalson, niece of President Jackson and White House hostess

Emily Tenessee Donalson, niece of President Jackson and White House ho...

Photograph showing Emily Donelson, head-and-shoulder portrait, facing right. Title from item. Photo of portrait.

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.00001 the value of a unit with four cyphers going before it

A satire on dissension and political intrigue within Andrew Jackson's administration, surrounding the Spring 1831 resignations of several members of his Cabinet. In the center Jackson sits in a collapsing chair... more

Andrew Jackson. From the original painting in the possession of Col. C.G. Childs of Philadelphia / painted by W. J. Hubard ; engraved by J. Sartain.

Andrew Jackson. From the original painting in the possession of Col. C...

Print shows Andrew Jackson, full-length portrait, sitting in a chair, facing front, with legs crossed and hands on lap. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1998:151) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Libra... more

Andrew Jackson from the original picture painted for C.G. Childs / Hubard del. ; Childs & Inman lithrs.

Andrew Jackson from the original picture painted for C.G. Childs / Hub...

Print shows Andrew Jackson, half-length portrait, facing front. Includes a facsimile signature. Title from item. Stamped on bottom right of back: 41860. Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1833 by ... more

"This is the house that Jack built . . ."

"This is the house that Jack built . . ."

Caricature shows Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, Francis Blair, William J. Duane, and others, with various animals. A crudely-drawn, anonymous satire on the Jackson Administration, alleging political intrigue... more

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson

18 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Bisbee.

Andrew Jackson. President of the United States

Andrew Jackson. President of the United States

Print shows Andrew Jackson, full-length portrait, sitting in a chair, facing front, with legs crossed and hands on lap.

Andrew resolute Uncle Sam's faithful teamster, taking the produce of the farms, to another storehouse; and giving Uncle Sam his, reasons for so doing

Andrew resolute Uncle Sam's faithful teamster, taking the produce of t...

The artist supports Andrew Jackson's decision to withdraw federal funds from the Bank of the United States and distribute them among various state banks. Henry Clay and Bank president Nicholas Biddle's efforts... more

Explosion of Biddle & Cos. Congress water fount

Explosion of Biddle & Cos. Congress water fount

A satire on the failure of the combined efforts of Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, John Calhoun, and Nicholas Biddle to thwart Andrew Jackson's treasury policy. In 1833 Jackson ordered that federal deposits be remo... more

The political barbecue

The political barbecue

Andrew Jackson is roasted over the fires of "Public Opinion" by the figure of Justice in a cartoon relating to the controversy surrounding Jackson's removal of federal deposits from the Bank of the United State... more

Andrew Jackson, with the Tennessee forces, on the Hickory Grounds (Ala.) A.D. 1814

Andrew Jackson, with the Tennessee forces, on the Hickory Grounds (Ala...

Print shows Andrew Jackson, full-length portrait, sitting on a horse, facing right, with military troops in the background on the lower right. Includes quotes by and about Jackson. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1903:41860).

Spirit of the times

Spirit of the times

Satire on the diplomatic crisis and threat of hostilities between the United States and France over the latter's refusal to pay indemnifications set by the Treaty of 1831. The situation was exacerbated by remar... more

Grand Virginia reel and scamperdown at the Whitehouse Washington

Grand Virginia reel and scamperdown at the Whitehouse Washington

Another satire on Andrew Jackson's conflict with French king Louis Philippe over French reparations due the United States under the Treaty of 1831. The artist blames vice-president Van Buren for escalation of a... more

General Jackson slaying the many headed monster

General Jackson slaying the many headed monster

A satire on Andrew Jackson's campaign to destroy the Bank of the United States and its support among state banks. Jackson, Martin Van Buren, and Jack Downing struggle against a snake with heads representing the... more

The heads of two great nations have at last come to the situation of the two goats in the fable . . .

The heads of two great nations have at last come to the situation of t...

A pro-Jackson commentary on the confrontation between the United States and France over reparations due the U.S. under the Treaty of 1831 (See "Spirit of the Times" no. 1836-4). The situation reached crisis int... more

Capitol fashions for 1837

Capitol fashions for 1837

A caricature of President Martin Van Buren issued during the Panic of 1837, strongly critical of his continuation of predecessor Andrew Jackson's hard-money policies. Particular reference is made to the Specie ... more

Uncle Sam sick with la grippe

Uncle Sam sick with la grippe

A satire attributing the dire fiscal straits of the nation to Andrew Jackson's banking policies, with specific reference to recent bank failures in New Orleans, New York, and Philadelphia. The artist blames th... more

6 cents. Humbug glory bank

6 cents. Humbug glory bank

Another mock bank note parodying the "shinplasters" of the 1837 panic. Such small-denomination notes were based on the division of the Spanish dollar, the dominant specie of the time. Hence they were issued in ... more

Old Jack in the last agony and the fox caught in a rat trap

Old Jack in the last agony and the fox caught in a rat trap

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1837, by H.R. Robinson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, of the Southern District of New York. Printed & published by H.R. Robi... more

New edition of MacBeth. Bank-oh's! Ghost

New edition of MacBeth. Bank-oh's! Ghost

Another satire on the Panic of 1837, again condemning Van Buren's continuation of predecessor Andrew Jackson's hard-money policies as the source of the crisis. Clay shows the president haunted by the ghost of C... more

Treasury note

Treasury note

A parody of the often worthless fractional currencies or "shinplasters" issued by banks, businesses, and municipalities in lieu of coin. These fractional notes proliferated during the Panic of 1837 with the eme... more

Sarah York Jackson, daughter-in-law and White House hostess for President Jackson

Sarah York Jackson, daughter-in-law and White House hostess for Presid...

Photograph showing Sarah Jackson, head-and-shoulder portrait, facing left. Title from item. Photo of portrait.

Going to Texas after the election of 1844

Going to Texas after the election of 1844

A comic scene anticipating a Whig victory in the upcoming presidential election. The date is 1845, after an election supposedly decided on the Texas question, the tariff issue, and Democratic identification wi... more

Polk & Co. Going up Salt River

Polk & Co. Going up Salt River

The artist foresees a Democratic defeat in the 1844 presidential election. Party figures Martin Van Buren, Thomas Hart Benton, vice-presidential candidate George M. Dallas, Andrew Jackson, and presidential nomi... more

Cleansing the Augean stable

Cleansing the Augean stable

A pro-Whig satire, envisioning the cleansing of the "Augean Stable" of government corruption by presidential candidate Henry Clay and other Whigs. The title derives from one of the twelve mythical labors of Her... more

Matty meeting the Texas question

Matty meeting the Texas question

A satire on the Democrats' approach to the delicate question of the annexation of Texas. In marked contrast to his portrayal of the issue as a beautiful woman in "Virtuous Harry" (no. 1844-27), the artist here ... more

The patriots getting their beans

The patriots getting their beans

A satirical view of the scramble among newly elected President James K. Polk's 1844 campaign supporters, or "patriots," for "their beans," i.e., patronage and other official favors. Polk (upper right) sits in t... more

Monument of Andrew Jackson in LaFayette Square (Dr. Pyne's church in the background).

Monument of Andrew Jackson in LaFayette Square (Dr. Pyne's church in t...

Photograph shows men standing near memorial in park with St. John's Church in the background. Title from item. Blind stamp on mount: Reynolds's Bristolboard. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, ... more

[Andrew Jackson, Pres. U.S., half, seated, facing slightly left]

[Andrew Jackson, Pres. U.S., half, seated, facing slightly left]

Engraving copyrighted by Johnson, Fry & Co. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf. Presidents.

The great national memorial / C. Inger.

The great national memorial / C. Inger.

Print showing portraits of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, Jefferson Davis, and Abraham Lincoln with portraits of their respective cabinet officers, two vignette scenes showing of the landi... more

Mrs. Andrew Jackson / engd. by J.C. Buttre.

Mrs. Andrew Jackson / engd. by J.C. Buttre.

Mrs. Andrew Jackson, bust portrait, facing slightly right. Illus. in: The ladies of the White House, or, In the home of the Presidents / Laura Carter Holloway Langford. Philadelphia : Bradley, Garretson & Co., ... more

[Grover Cleveland for president campaign memorabilia fragment]

[Grover Cleveland for president campaign memorabilia fragment]

Print fragment shows a portrait of Andrew Jackson, a tree, and a harp with a banner above stating "Jacks[...]berty" and text below stating "For President of the United States. Grover Cleveland." Title from item... more

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right.

[Andrew Jackson, half length portrait, standing, facing right]

[Andrew Jackson, half length portrait, standing, facing right]

69811 U.S. Copyright Office. Repr. of painting by J.R. Lambdin, copyrighted by J.C. Tichenor. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf. Presidents.

Washington. Jackson Monument and White House

Washington. Jackson Monument and White House

Copyright 1898 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. Title on inventory list: Jackson Monument & White House. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "53247". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More informat... more

A democratic indignation meeting / after a sketch by our special artist in Elysium ; Keppler.

A democratic indignation meeting / after a sketch by our special artis...

Print shows the ghost of Thomas Jefferson speaking to a gathering of the ghosts of John Tyler, Lewis Cass, James K. Polk, Stephen A. Douglas, Franklin Pierce, Andrew Jackson, William L. Marcy, Samuel J. Tilden,... more

Andrew Jackson, Pres. U.S.

Andrew Jackson, Pres. U.S.

Full length, standing, facing right. Repro. of painting by F.A. Vanderlyn, painted in 1815, copyrighted by G. Barrie & Sons. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: P... more

[The Battle of New Orleans] / E. Percy Moran.

[The Battle of New Orleans] / E. Percy Moran.

Shows Andrew Jackson standing in front of American flag with sword raised. K17403 U.S. Copyright Office. Reproduction of painting by E. Percy Moran.

[Andrew Jackson during the Battle of New Orleans] / F.C. Yohn.

[Andrew Jackson during the Battle of New Orleans] / F.C. Yohn.

K166322 U.S. Copyright Office. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. for: The Youth's Companion Historic Milestones. Reproduction of painting.

Charles Keck's statue honoring three North Carolina-born U.S. presidents: James K. Polk, Andrew Jackson, and Andrew Johnson, outside the state capitol in Raleigh, North Carolina

Charles Keck's statue honoring three North Carolina-born U.S. presiden...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

"Andrew Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans, January 8, 1814," mural by Ethel Magafan, at the Recorder of Deeds building, built in 1943. 515 D St., NW, Washington, D.C.

"Andrew Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans, January 8, 1814," mural ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The Battle of New Orleans took place on January 8, 1815. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of District of Columbia Photo... more

Jackson, Andrew

Jackson, Andrew

Zeichner: Vanderlyn, John Stecher: Hyrtl, Jacob Stecher: Stöber, Franz (1795) Verlag: Bibliographisches Institut Verlagsort: Hildburghausen

Battle of New Orleans and defeat of the British under the command of Sir Edward Packenham [sic] by Genl. Andrew Jackson 8th Jany. 1815 / drawn by S. Seymour ; engraved by J. W. Steel.

Battle of New Orleans and defeat of the British under the command of S...

Print shows, in the center, General Andrew Jackson receiving the salute of General Richard Call while Major Livingston rides up behind Jackson. In the background, American soldiers fight the British. Title from... more

Major General Andrew Jackson, President of the United States / painted by Thomas Sully ; engraved by James B. Longacre.

Major General Andrew Jackson, President of the United States / painted...

Andrew Jackson, half-length portrait, standing, facing left, leaning on horse. Reference copy in PRES FILE - Jackson, Andrew In Uniform Bust. Published in: Presidential Pets / Niall Kelly (1992), p. 18.

United States Capitol / C. Bullfinch delt. ; Childs dir.

United States Capitol / C. Bullfinch delt. ; Childs dir.

Print shows front or east view of the U.S. Capitol as it appeared in 1829, prior to the beginning of President Andrew Jackson's administration. Title from item. Printed below title: Engraved for the Jackson Wre... more

Andrew Jackson général / J. Lion.

Andrew Jackson général / J. Lion.

Print shows Andrew Jackson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform. Title from item. Théophile Junca printed Aubert's lithographs until 1836 when Aubert received his own government l... more

Genl. Andrew Jackson: the hero of New Orleans

Genl. Andrew Jackson: the hero of New Orleans

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 2488

Andrew Jackson / from life by Wm. H. Brown ; lith. of E.B. & E.C. Kellogg.

Andrew Jackson / from life by Wm. H. Brown ; lith. of E.B. & E.C. Kell...

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Kellogg, E.B. & E.C. Accompanied by text biography from book entitled: Portrait gallery of distinguished American... more

Death of Genl. Andrew Jackson: President of the United States from 1829 to 1837

Death of Genl. Andrew Jackson: President of the United States from 182...

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 1614.

Andrew Jackson, 7th president of the United States / on stone by A. Newsam ; P.S. Duval, Lith. Philada.

Andrew Jackson, 7th president of the United States / on stone by A. Ne...

Print showing Andrew Jackson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, in ornate frame. Title from item. From series: Portraits of the Presidents. Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1846, by C.S.... more

Andrew Jackson, at the ages of 49 and 78 years

Andrew Jackson, at the ages of 49 and 78 years

290 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Phillips, Charles.

Mrs. Rachel Jackson, late consort to Andrew Jackson, President of the U. States

Mrs. Rachel Jackson, late consort to Andrew Jackson, President of the ...

Print shows Mrs. Rachel Jackson, full-length portrait, seated, facing left, holding book with her right hand. Title from item. Mounted with print: Mrs. Rachel Jackson, late consort to Andrew Jackson, President ... more

The President Jackson

The President Jackson

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Lion, J.

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Longacre.

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson

Print shows Andrew Jackson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left. Title from item. Mounted with: PGA - Longacre (J.B.) Andrew Jackson of Tennessee. Stamped on verso: L.C. Division of Prints. Forms ... more

Defeat of the British army [...] Défaite de l'armée Anglaise [...] / / dessiné par Hthe. Laclotte ; gravé par P.L. Debucourt.

Defeat of the British army [...] Défaite de l'armée Anglaise [...] / /...

Print shows a scene during the battle of New Orleans between the British under General Edward Pakenham and the Americans under Major General Andrew Jackson, with Mississippi River in the foreground. "Drawn on t... more

The battle of New Orleans, fought Jany 8th 1814

The battle of New Orleans, fought Jany 8th 1814

Title from item. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 0466

Andrew Jackson, President of the United States / Litho. and published by Endicott, 359 Broadway, N.Y.

Andrew Jackson, President of the United States / Litho. and published ...

Title from item. Date based on Endicott's address.

Andrew Jackson, President of the United States / Litho. and published by Endicott, 359 Broadway, N.Y.

Andrew Jackson, President of the United States / Litho. and published ...

Title from item. Date based on Endicott's address.

Pilgrims' progress

Pilgrims' progress

Democratic party war-horse Andrew Jackson appears frequently in the satires of the 1844 election campaign. Here, wearing a long frock coat and tall hat, he leads a donkey carrying Democratic candidates Polk and... more

Uncle Sam's pet pups! Or, Mother Bank's last refuge

Uncle Sam's pet pups! Or, Mother Bank's last refuge

A crude woodcut satire showing Harrison luring "Mother Bank," Jackson, and Van Buren into a barrel of "Hard Cider." Jack Downing chases Jackson and Van Buren toward the barrel as Mother Bank crawls into it. Whi... more

Gl. Jackson--At the Battle of New Orleans / comp. and on stone by C. Severin.

Gl. Jackson--At the Battle of New Orleans / comp. and on stone by C. S...

Printed by Boell & Michelin, N.Y. Copyright by C. Severin.