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Henry Clay's appointment as secretary of state, 7 March 1825

Henry Clay's appointment as secretary of state, 7 March 1825

Reproduction number: A23 (color slide) In the presidential campaign of 1824 the candidates were John Quincy Adams (1767-1848), Henry Clay (1777-1852), William Harris Crawford (1772-1834), and Andrew Jackson (17... more

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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

The rats leaving a falling house

The rats leaving a falling house

This cartoon commemorates "the time Jackson's cabinet resigned over the Peggy Eaton scandal, 1831.The cabinet members are portrayed as rats with human heads, and Jackson, seated in a collapsing chair, has his l... more

La cour du roi petaud

La cour du roi petaud

The court of the beggar's king Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Le Charenton Ministériel

Le Charenton Ministériel

The Ministerial Madhouse Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Dupin ainé

Dupin ainé

Senior Dupin Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Discours du trone

Discours du trone

Throne speech Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Sire voyez comme le peuple est heureux!

Sire voyez comme le peuple est heureux!

Sire, look at how happy the people are! Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Quel habit Mr. Le President va-t-Il mettre aujourd'hui

Quel habit Mr. Le President va-t-Il mettre aujourd'hui

Which clothes will Mr. President wear today Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Du pain! Garçon! Une poire pour 221!

Du pain! Garçon! Une poire pour 221!

Bread! Waiter! and a pear for 221! Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Les mannequins politiques

Les mannequins politiques

Political puppets Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Le petit Thiers, baptisé doctrinaire

Le petit Thiers, baptisé doctrinaire

Young Thiers', doctrinarian baptism Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Jubilations de Mr. Filouchippe

Jubilations de Mr. Filouchippe

Jubilations of Mr. Filouchippe Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Amos Kendall, Postmaster General from life & on stone by Chas. Fenderich, Washington, ; printed by Lehman & Duval Li? Phila

Amos Kendall, Postmaster General from life & on stone by Chas. Fenderi...

Print shows Amos Kendall, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left; includes a facsimile signature. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. Stamped on verso: 43309. Stamped on ve... more

Amos Kendall, Postmaster General from life & on stone by Chas. Fenderich, Washington, ; printed by Lehman & Duval Lidrs. sic Phila

Amos Kendall, Postmaster General from life & on stone by Chas. Fenderi...

Print shows Amos Kendall, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left; includes a facsimile signature. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. Stamped on verso: 43309. Stamped on ve... more

Levi Woodbury, Secretary of the Treasury Chas. Fenderich del. ; printed by Lehman & Duval Phila

Levi Woodbury, Secretary of the Treasury Chas. Fenderich del. ; printe...

Print shows Levi Woodbury, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right; includes a facsimile signature. Title from item. Caption continues: We go where Democratic principles go, and when they disappear, we mean t... more

J.R. Poinsett, Secretary of War Chs. Fenderich del

J.R. Poinsett, Secretary of War Chs. Fenderich del

Print shows Joel Roberts Poinsett, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right; includes facsimile signature. Title from item. Signed on stone. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. Stamped on ve... more

Hon. John Bell, Secretary of War from life on stone by - Chs. Fenderich 1841

Hon. John Bell, Secretary of War from life on stone by - Chs. Fenderic...

Print shows John Bell, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right; includes a facsimile signature. Title from item. Signed and dated on stone on lower right. Publication date based on copyright statemen... more

Hon. John Bell, Secretary of War from life on stone by - Chs. Fenderich 1841

Hon. John Bell, Secretary of War from life on stone by - Chs. Fenderic...

Print shows John Bell, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right; includes a facsimile signature. Title from item. Signed and dated on stone on lower right. Publication date based on copyright statemen... more

James Madison Porter, Secretary of War from life on stone Chs. Fenderich 1843

James Madison Porter, Secretary of War from life on stone Chs. Fenderi...

Print shows James Madison Porter, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left; includes facsimile signature. Title from item. Signed and dated on stone. Includes quote: "I love the democracy of my country... more

A.P. Upshur, Secretary of State from life on stone by Chs. Fenderich 1844

A.P. Upshur, Secretary of State from life on stone by Chs. Fenderich 1...

Print shows A.P. Upshur, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right; includes a facsimile signature. Title from item. Signed and dated on stone. Stamped on verso: 43309. Stamped on verso: L.C. Division ... more

Lucien Murat et Antony Thouron..

Lucien Murat et Antony Thouron..

Lucien Murat et Antony Thouron, que l'on persiste à appeler Thouret, nous ne savons pourquoi. Le chapeau du Président servant d'éteignoir à la discussion. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Disciples de M. Cobden..

Disciples de M. Cobden..

Disciples de Mr. Cobden, dans l'exercice de leurs pacifiques fonctions Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Un discours fatiguant pour le président..

Un discours fatiguant pour le président..

Un discours fatiguant pour le président. Espièglerie que se permettait volontiers le jeune Estancelin, du temps ou le majestueux Barrot était Président du Conseil des Ministres, le majestueux Barrot ne ressembl... more

La paix universelle étant décrété..

La paix universelle étant décrété..

La Paix universelle étant décrétée, l'honorable sir Cobden trouve moyen d'utiliser les généraux qui se croisaient les bras Courtesy of Boston Public Library

La salle des pas perdus..

La salle des pas perdus..

La salle des pas perdus. Séance ordinaire Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Quand un orateur ennuyeux monte à la tribune..

Quand un orateur ennuyeux monte à la tribune..

Quand un orateur ennuyeux monte à la tribune. L'orateur ennuyeux continuant un discours commencé depuis deux heures Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Marionnettes politiques

Marionnettes politiques

Political puppets Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Conciliabule chez le grand homme..

Conciliabule chez le grand homme..

Conciliabule chez le grand homme. Une réprimande en particulier Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Séance de nuit

Séance de nuit

Night session Courtesy of Boston Public Library

M. Dupin dans ses petits souliers

M. Dupin dans ses petits souliers

Mr. Dupin in his little shoes Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Souvenir de la journée du 18 janvier..

Souvenir de la journée du 18 janvier..

Souvenir de la journée du 18 janvier - Mitraillade du Ministère-Baroche Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Un nouveau converti

Un nouveau converti

The latest convert Courtesy of Boston Public Library

J'ai des Miots dans l'assemblée..

J'ai des Miots dans l'assemblée..

J'ai des Miots dans l'assemblée, j'ai des Ségurs marqués de roux, la sonnette est en fer creusée et le manche en branche de houx. C'est par leurs soins, montagne et plaine, que chacun crie hiver, été, ils crien... more

Les trois disciples de Mr. Cobdem se livrant..

Les trois disciples de Mr. Cobdem se livrant..

Les trois disciples de Mr. Cobdem se livrant à une dernière tentative pour faire apprécier aux cosaques tous les charmes de la paix Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Lloyd's new political chart, 1861 : with a map of the United States, showing the free states, border slave states, cotton states, and territories, in different colors

Lloyd's new political chart, 1861 : with a map of the United States, s...

Compiled and published by H.H. Lloyd & Co. Hand-colored lithograph composed of map, wood-cut portraits, biographies and statistics. Includes portraits of political figures and biographies of Lincoln and his cab... more

The cabinet of the Confederate States at Montgomery / from photographs by Whitehurst, of Washington, and Hinton, of Montgomery, Alabama.

The cabinet of the Confederate States at Montgomery / from photographs...

Group portrait of the Confederate cabinet including President Jefferson Davis, Vice President Alexander Hamilton Stephens, Attorney General Judah P. Benjamin, Secretary of the Navy Stephen M. Mallory, Secretary... more

President Lincoln & cabinet / lith. of J.H. Bufford.

President Lincoln & cabinet / lith. of J.H. Bufford.

Print shows Abraham Lincoln, bust portrait, facing right, at center, surrounded by bust portraits of members of his cabinet, clockwise from top, "Simon Cameron, Secy. of War", "Salmon P. Chase, Secy. of the Tre... more

The cabinet at Washington

The cabinet at Washington

Periodical illustration showing President Lincoln seated at a table with his cabinet officers. Title from item. Illus. from: Harper's weekly, v. 5, no. 237 (1861 July 13), p. 437. Gift; Joel Goldstein and Elino... more

The cabinet at Washington

The cabinet at Washington

Group portrait of Lincoln's cabinet including (left to right) Postmaster General Montgomery Blair, Secretary of the Interior Caleb B. Smith, Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase, President Lincoln, Secreta... more

[Studio portraits of the Commandant of Yokohama Garrison, a cabinet official (member of the "Gorogio"), three women friends and a wrestler]

[Studio portraits of the Commandant of Yokohama Garrison, a cabinet of...

Title devised by Library staff. Captions on front of item: "The Commandant of Yokohama Garrison" (upper left); "One of the Gorogio" (upper right); "Three friends meeting" (lower left); and "Japanese wrestlers ... more

Running the "machine"

Running the "machine"

A scathing attack on the ineptness and military ineffectualness of the Lincoln administration. The cartoon derives its title from an indiscreet letter written by secretary of war Edwin McMasters Stanton to past... more

Abe linking with his significantly named cabinet

Abe linking with his significantly named cabinet

Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1864 by M.E. Goodwin in the Clerk's Off. in the Dist. Court of the United States for the Southern Dist. of N.Y. Designed by R.D. Goodwin. Title appears as it is ... more

The first reading of the Emancipation Proclamation before the cabinet / painted by F.B. Carpenter ; engraved by A.H. Ritchie.

The first reading of the Emancipation Proclamation before the cabinet ...

Print shows a reenactment of Abraham Lincoln signing the Emancipation Proclamation on July 22, 1862, painted by Francis B. Carpenter at the White House in 1864. Depicted, from left to right are: Edwin M. Stanto... more

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

William H. Seward, Secretary of State during the Civil War

William H. Seward, Secretary of State during the Civil War

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Grover Cleveland, Daniel Manning, William C. Whitney, William F. Vilas, and Lucius Q.C. Lamar fishing with young George Washington while Daniel Lamont is on telephone

Grover Cleveland, Daniel Manning, William C. Whitney, William F. Vilas...

Title devised by cataloger. No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

King Chester Arthur's knight(cap)s of the round table / J. Keppler ; Mayer, Merkel & Ottmann, lith., N.Y.

King Chester Arthur's knight(cap)s of the round table / J. Keppler ; M...

Cartoon showing Chester Arthur and cabinet members, wearing nightcaps, sleeping around table, on which are papers, "no ill-will to anyone," "we need no Navy," "Indians provided for till summer," etc. Illus. in:... more

A moment of anxiety - who is going to get left? / Gillam.

A moment of anxiety - who is going to get left? / Gillam.

Illustration shows President Cleveland as Santa Claus standing in front of a fireplace where stockings are hung from the mantle; he has a large sack of toys labeled "Navy, Treasury, Interior, Justice, State, [a... more

Crowding the cabinet-making business / J. Keppler.

Crowding the cabinet-making business / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows newspaper editors James Gordon "Bennett" holding up a bust of Roscoe Conkling labeled "Sect. Interior" and a tray labeled "Bennett's Beauties" at his feet; Whitelaw "Reid" holding a tray labe... more

The opium-joint of the Republican "irreconcilables" -- a cheap way of being happy / Zimmerman.

The opium-joint of the Republican "irreconcilables" -- a cheap way of ...

Illustration shows a scene in an opium den labeled "Bloody Shirt Joint - Blaine & Reid Managers" with James G. Blaine passing out pipes labeled "Tribune Editorials, Blaine's Augusta Speech, Blaine Speeches, [an... more

A new declaration of independence in the year 1885 / Gillam.

A new declaration of independence in the year 1885 / Gillam.

Illustration shows President Cleveland standing at a table, his right hand on a long document labeled "Declaration of Independence July 4th 1885" that trails off the table, stating "When, in the course of human... more

The rehabilitation of the Democratic party / Gillam.

The rehabilitation of the Democratic party / Gillam.

Illustration shows a scene inside "Cleveland's Clothing Establishment" where President Cleveland and Thomas F. Bayard are fitting a man labeled "Reform Democracy" with the "Thos. Jefferson Pattern", while cabin... more

The administration's hardest job / J. Keppler.

The administration's hardest job / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows President Cleveland and his cabinet officers struggling to push and pull the Democratic donkey labeled "Bourbon Democracy" into a stable labeled "Reform Stables"; on the donkey's hooves, acti... more

Two political paths / J. Keppler.

Two political paths / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows "Evarts, Reid, Robeson, Logan, [and] Blaine" and William W. Phelps standing on the remains of a bridge "Washed Away by the Freshet of Nov. 1884" labeled "Partisan Civil Service" and finding i... more

Our government farm -- President Cleveland finds an effectual protection against the twenty-five-year locusts / Zimmerman.

Our government farm -- President Cleveland finds an effectual protecti...

Illustration shows President Cleveland stands directly behind a wall of flames labeled "Civil Service Reform"; behind him, working on the "Government Farm" are members of his cabinet, William C. Endicott with a... more

A new declaration of independence in the year 1885.

A new declaration of independence in the year 1885.

Illustration shows President Cleveland standing at a table, his right hand on a long document labeled "Declaration of Independence July 4th 1885" that trails off the table, stating "When, in the course of human... more

In a new role

In a new role

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

President Cleveland and his cabinet / J. Keppler.

President Cleveland and his cabinet / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows President Cleveland sitting at a desk between his cabinet members, from the left, "W.C. Whitney, Secretary of the Navy, Daniel Manning, Secretary of the Treasury, A.H. Garland, Attorney-Gener... more

The rehabilitation of the Democratic Party

The rehabilitation of the Democratic Party

Illustration shows a scene inside "Cleveland's Clothing Establishment" where President Cleveland and Thomas F. Bayard are fitting a man labeled "Reform Democracy" with the "Thos. Jefferson Pattern", while cabin... more

Thanksgiving day, 1885 / J. Keppler.

Thanksgiving day, 1885 / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows President Cleveland standing at the head of a table with his cabinet officers around the table at placemats labeled "Bayard, Manning, Garland, Whitney, Lamar, Endicott, [and] Vilas" as Puck d... more

Secretary of the Navy Herbert and Comm. Phythian

Secretary of the Navy Herbert and Comm. Phythian

Locale based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "3" and "168" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021454. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Secretary of the Navy Herbert at Hampton Roads

Secretary of the Navy Herbert at Hampton Roads

Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Hotel Chamberlin in background. "3" and "522" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021452. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Secretary of the Navy Herbert and Comm. Phythian

Secretary of the Navy Herbert and Comm. Phythian

Locale based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "167" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021453. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Banquet hall at Hotel Waldorf

Banquet hall at Hotel Waldorf

Print shows the interior of a dining room with several men sitting around a long table, standing to the left is Chauncey Depew with right hand raised in toast to President Grover Cleveland sitting across the ta... more

His battle-ground / C.J. Taylor.

His battle-ground / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows William E. Chandler, former Secretary of the Navy under President Arthur, saluting from a trapdoor in the floor where he is in hiding; red-stained papers labeled "Plan of Campaign Against England" b... more

Unconditional surrender / J.S. Pughe.

Unconditional surrender / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows President McKinley capitulating to special interests and political patronage by offering his sword labeled "Patronage" to Marcus A. Hanna, Thomas C. Platt, and Matthew S. Quay. The dejected members ... more

McKinley & cabinet

McKinley & cabinet

President William McKinley and his cabinet around table.

Settling affairs of state / Dalrymple.

Settling affairs of state / Dalrymple.

Print shows John Sherman, Secretary of State, dressed as an old woman with a purse labeled "Sec. Sherman", plucking the petals off daisies labeled "Hawaii, Cuba, [and] Bering Sea" picked from a flowerpot labele... more

President Roosevelt at Sagamore Hill with secretaries and directors

President Roosevelt at Sagamore Hill with secretaries and directors

Photograph showing cabinet members, (Taft, Wilson, Hay, Morton, Hitchcock, Moody, Wynne, Metcalf, and Shaw), superimposed seated and standing around Roosevelt's desk as he reads. H24566 U.S. Copyright Office. T... more

President Palma and his cabinet, Secretaries Zaldo, Tamayo, Terry, Montes, Diaz and Yero - in the Palace, Havana, Cuba

President Palma and his cabinet, Secretaries Zaldo, Tamayo, Terry, Mon...

H19898 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood.

The President reading his message to the cabinet before sending it to Congress

The President reading his message to the cabinet before sending it to ...

Group with, left to right: George B. Cortelyou, Philander C. Knox, Henry C. Payne, William Henry Moody, John Hay, president Theodore Roosevelt, Ethan Allen Hitchcock, Elihu Root, Leslie Mortier Shaw, and James ... more

[Theodore Roosevelt, seated at desk reading, surrounded by cabinet members]

[Theodore Roosevelt, seated at desk reading, surrounded by cabinet mem...

Composite photograph showing cabinet members, (Taft, Wilson, Hay, Morton, Hitchcock, Moody, Wynne, Metcalf, and Shaw), superimposed seated and standing around Roosevelt's desk as he reads. H54017 U.S. Copyright... more

Secretary Root to Mayor Weaver: ... photo Pach Bro

Secretary Root to Mayor Weaver: ... photo Pach Bro

Photo shows Elihu Root, head-and-shoulders portrait, body turned to the left, facing front, printed above an excerpt of a letter from "Secretary Root to Mayor Weaver" that states "I have a strong desire that th... more

The joyous ides of March Ehrhart

The joyous ides of March Ehrhart

Illustration shows at center, President Theodore Roosevelt showing Uncle Sam and Columbia a large plant with flowers showing the members of his cabinet. The surrounding vignettes show a springtime dance of putt... more

In ad land / Ehrhart.

In ad land / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows a vignette cartoon, at center is President Theodore Roosevelt and members of his cabinet in a meeting, most are identified by a signboard advertising a patent medicine or other product that i... more

New Roosevelt Cabinet group complete

New Roosevelt Cabinet group complete

Photograph showing President Theodore Roosevelt seated at his desk surrounded by Cabinet members identified as (left to right): Taft, Wilson, Straus, Root, Hitchcock, Cortelyou, Bonaparte, Metcalf and Shaw. Tit... more

The Nation's chief and the head of the Navy Dept., Naval Review, Oyster Bay

The Nation's chief and the head of the Navy Dept., Naval Review, Oyste...

H83263 Copyright Office. Title from item. Copyright by H.C. White Co. No. 7446.

Governors, Inland Water Ways Com, Cabinet Officers, Supreme Court with President at White House opening day of convention

Governors, Inland Water Ways Com, Cabinet Officers, Supreme Court with...

Photograph shows President Theodore Roosevelt in a group portrait with Governors, members of the Inland Waterways Commission, his Cabinet and the U.S. Supreme Court. H110542 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item.

Taft and his cabinet --after Rembrandt's "Anatomy Lesson"

Taft and his cabinet --after Rembrandt's "Anatomy Lesson"

Illustration shows Uncle Sam as the cadaver labeled "The Body Politic" that President William H. Taft, as Dr. Tulp, is using to instruct his cabinet members in the anatomy of the "body politic" based on "His Policies".

President Roosevelt and his Tennis Cabinet

President Roosevelt and his Tennis Cabinet

Photograph shows President Theodore Roosevelt at a farewell event on the White House lawn for his "Tennis Cabinet;" bronze statue of crouching cougar by Alexander P. Proctor, presented to Roosevelt by the group... more

The Wickersham will git yer if yer don't -- watch -- out!

The Wickersham will git yer if yer don't -- watch -- out!

Illustration shows a huge red flying creature labeled "Wickersham" holding a fork with webbing in one hand and papers labeled "Trust, Dissolution, Sherman Law, [and] Disintegretion" in the other, descending on ... more