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George Cruikshank - Economy, British Cartoon Print

George Cruikshank - Economy, British Cartoon Print

Brougham, in the guise of John Bull, appears to the Regent, holding up a broom which points towards a small scene surrounded by clouds. The Regent, who has been revelling over a large bowl of punch, falls back ... More

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th centu...

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, free to use, no copyright restrictions

Caricature, A handicap needed / Dalrymple., public domain cartoon image

Caricature, A handicap needed / Dalrymple., public domain cartoon imag...

Print shows a bicycle race on the "National Track" with the man in the lead labeled "National Expenses" easily outstripping the second bicyclist labeled "National Revenue"; a man labeled "Dingley" is giving the... More

N. Tom o' logical studies. The great tumble bug of Missouri, bent-on rollin his ball

N. Tom o' logical studies. The great tumble bug of Missouri, bent-on r...

A caricature of Missouri senator Thomas Hart Benton, as an insect rolling a large ball "Expunging Resolution" uphill toward the Capitol. The print employs Benton's own metaphor of rolling a ball for his uphill ... More

The doctors puzzled or the desparate case of Mother U.S. Bank

The doctors puzzled or the desparate case of Mother U.S. Bank

A satire directed against the United States Bank, showing the impact of Jackson's September 1833 order for the withdrawal of federal funds from the Bank and their distribution among state banks. In a bedchamber... More

The grand national caravan moving east. / drawn by Hassan Straightshanks, under the immediate Superintendence of Maj. Jack Downing.

The grand national caravan moving east. / drawn by Hassan Straightshan...

A burlesque parade, led by Andrew Jackson and satirizing various aspects of his administration. The procession moves from right to left. At its head is Jackson, seated on a horse with Martin Van Buren cross-le... More

Treasury note, Washington, D.C., Political Cartoon

Treasury note, Washington, D.C., Political Cartoon

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

Seventh ward beggars - Political cartoon, public domain image

Seventh ward beggars - Political cartoon, public domain image

Print shows President Andrew Jackson holding a kingly scepter and a bag containing $100,000. He sits upon bundles, presumably containing money, labeled "Surplus Fund". Two bankers kiss his feet, while several o... More

Stranger things have happened. Hold on, and you may walk over the sluggish animal up there yet / Th. Nast.

Stranger things have happened. Hold on, and you may walk over the slug...

Cartoon showing Thomas F. Bayard holding on to tail of Democratic donkey, which is going over cliff, and man standing by Republican elephant, which is lying on ground; the White House in background, with flag "... More

Crowning the abomination / Dalrymple., Political Cartoon

Crowning the abomination / Dalrymple., Political Cartoon

Print shows a huge figure labeled "Tariff for Trusts" wearing a quilted cape labeled with products and percentages, holding papers labeled "Concessions", and sitting between the Senate and House chambers, with ... More

All a question of the scale we do it on / F. Opper.

All a question of the scale we do it on / F. Opper.

Print shows a vignette cartoon depicting how the economies of scale of an operation or event determines public opinion, for instance, "no. 9" shows a handful of criminals robbing a citizen on the street, they a... More

Merely recognizing a fact / Ehrhart., Political Cartoon

Merely recognizing a fact / Ehrhart., Political Cartoon

Illustration shows a large businessman labeled "Centralized Wealth" using candle snuffs labeled "Control of Credit, Control of Bank Deposits, Control of Transportation, Control of Public Utilities, Control of F... More

Reform by bicycle - coin, public domain photograph

Reform by bicycle - coin, public domain photograph

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

Salmon P. Chase Papers: General Correspondence, 1810-1898; 1848; May-Aug
Benjamin Harrison-Morton "Protection Home Industries" Portrait Handkerchief, ca. 1888 (4359362987)

Benjamin Harrison-Morton "Protection Home Industries" Portrait Handker...

Collection: Cornell University Collection of Political Americana, Cornell University Library Repository: Susan H. Douglas Political Americana Collection, #2214 Rare & Manuscript Collections, Cornell University ... More

The great financier, or British economy for the years 1763, 1764, 1765

The great financier, or British economy for the years 1763, 1764, 1765

Print shows George Grenville holding a balance with scales "Debts" and "Savings", the debt far outweighs savings; among those in line to contribute their savings is a Native American woman representing America,... More

La chose impossible, ou la commission des finances telle quil la faudroit pour les bien restaurer / Bunbury del. ; L.C. Ruotte sculp.

La chose impossible, ou la commission des finances telle quil la faudr...

Print shows four bare-bottomed men, the ministers of finances, sitting around a table restoring their good health on the produce of other nations; as they consume the "Eau de la Plata" and "Eau du Sénégal," the... More

The downfall of Mother Bank - Public domain  drawing

The downfall of Mother Bank - Public domain drawing

A pro-Jackson satire applauding the President's September 1833 order for the removal of federal deposits from the Bank of the United States. The combined opposition to this move from Bank president Nicholas Bid... More

Set to between Old Hickory and Bully Nick

Set to between Old Hickory and Bully Nick

Satire on the public conflict between Andrew Jackson and Nicholas Biddle over the future of the Bank of the United States, and the former's campaign to destroy it. The print is sympathetic to Jackson, portrayi... More

The globe man listening to Webster's speech, on the specie circular

The globe man listening to Webster's speech, on the specie circular

A small, bust-length caricature of Washington "Globe" editor and Van Buren adviser Francis Preston Blair. The print was probably issued in the spring of 1838. In May of that year the Specie Circular, an extreme... More

An Experiment worth trying / / Th. Nast. Inflation bridge of (sighs) size / George Colt

An Experiment worth trying / / Th. Nast. Inflation bridge of (sighs) s...

One cartoon shows Indian on wheeled platform in front of War Dept. with Interior Dept. across the street. The other cartoon shows two men lifting rag baby to "Inflation bridge (sighs) size, with sign "Democrati... More

Papa's pet / Dalrymple. - Public domain portrait engraving

Papa's pet / Dalrymple. - Public domain portrait engraving

Print shows President McKinley as a father showing favoritism by holding an infant labeled "High Protective Tariff", while ignoring another infant labeled "Financial Question" crying in a high chair. Illus. fr... More

The coming struggle / Keppler. - Drawing. Public domain image.

The coming struggle / Keppler. - Drawing. Public domain image.

Illustration shows President Roosevelt as a knight on horseback carrying a lance labeled "Reciprocity" facing a giant ogre labeled "Infant Industries" and leaning on a club labeled "Dingley Tariff"; in the back... More

"Don't shoot! I'll let go!" / Keppler.

"Don't shoot! I'll let go!" / Keppler.

Illustration shows President Wilson about to shoot a harpoon into an octopus labeled "Interlocking Directorates" that has a grip on his boat labeled "Business Freedom"; Uncle Sam is sitting at the back of the b... More

[President and Mrs. Coolidge leaving D.A.R. Hall after attending meeting of the Budget Committee]

[President and Mrs. Coolidge leaving D.A.R. Hall after attending meeti...

National Photo Company Collection. Item in album: v. 1, p. 27, no. 28500.

By government decree every member of the commune is entitled to a private lot

By government decree every member of the commune is entitled to a priv...

Cartoon shows Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong standing behind a microphone under a flag showing the hammer and sickle, reading a proclamation to a crowd of beaten down Chinese peasants, who stand behind a r... More

Salmon P. Chase Papers: General Correspondence, 1810-1898; 1863; June 15-30
Theodore Roosevelt-Fairbanks "Protection to American Industries" Portrait Handkerchief (4360160032)

Theodore Roosevelt-Fairbanks "Protection to American Industries" Portr...

Collection: Cornell University Collection of Political Americana, Cornell University Library Repository: Susan H. Douglas Political Americana Collection, #2214 Rare & Manuscript Collections, Cornell University ... More

Caricature, King Andrew the First, public domain cartoon image

Caricature, King Andrew the First, public domain cartoon image

A caricature of Andrew Jackson as a despotic monarch, probably issued during the Fall of 1833 in response to the President's September order to remove federal deposits from the Bank of the United States. The pr... More

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th centu...

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, free to use, no copyright restrictions

Old Jack, the famous New Orleans mouser, clearing Uncle Sam's barn of bank and Clay rats; ...

Old Jack, the famous New Orleans mouser, clearing Uncle Sam's barn of ...

A rare pro-Jackson satire on the President's campaign to destroy the political power and influence of the Bank of the United States. It was probably issued late in the presidential campaign of 1832, after Jacks... More

Troubled treasures. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Troubled treasures. Book illustration from Library of Congress

A crudely drawn anti-Jackson satire, applauding Henry Clay's orchestration of Congressional resistance to the President's plan to withdraw Treasury funds from the Bank of the United States. The print also attac... More

The experiment in full operation, Political Cartoon

The experiment in full operation, Political Cartoon

An anti-Jackson satire, critical of the President's federal treasury policy and of Vice-President Van Buren's influence on the administration's fiscal program. The print specifically attacks Jackson's plan to d... More

Congressional cracksmen / J. Keppler., Political Cartoon

Congressional cracksmen / J. Keppler., Political Cartoon

Print shows "Policeman Puck" and Uncle Sam investigating a robbery at the U.S. Treasury, a safe has been broken into and a barrel labeled "150,000,000 $ Surplus" is empty; there is a hole in the floor which lea... More

The same old power behind the throne / Dalrymple.

The same old power behind the throne / Dalrymple.

Print shows Speaker of the House, Thomas B. Reed, holding a gavel and "Tariff Legislation", sitting at the Speaker's desk, mindful of the large man, wearing a business suit labeled "Protectionist", sitting behi... More

The Dingley millennium - it has made everybody happy / Dalrymple.

The Dingley millennium - it has made everybody happy / Dalrymple.

Print shows a vignette cartoon with Marcus Hanna at center wearing robes labeled "Marcus Aurelius Hanna" and a top hat with laurel wreath and ribbons labeled "Senatorship 1898", standing next to a safe labeled ... More

Democracy's plight / J.S. Pughe., Political Cartoon

Democracy's plight / J.S. Pughe., Political Cartoon

Print shows William Jennings Bryan, John P. Jones, and Arthur P. Gorman mesmerized by a large menacing genie carrying a sword labeled "Free Silver" that has emerged from an oversized urn; George G. Vest has his... More

"Bill, ye'd better go up to the barn an' git some more fodder" / J.S. Pughe.

"Bill, ye'd better go up to the barn an' git some more fodder" / J.S. ...

Illustration shows Theodore Shonts milking a cow labeled "Canal Commission" that is feeding on a mixture of hay and money labeled "Appropriation"; Shonts has a bucket labeled "Progress" between his knees. Willi... More

Salmon P. Chase Papers: Financial Papers, 1774-1873; 1862-1863
Salmon P. Chase Papers: Special Indexes; Maryland, Baltimore (Police Commissioners)-Sparrow, William
McKinley-Hobart "Protection, Sound Money" Portrait Handkerchief (4359354453)

McKinley-Hobart "Protection, Sound Money" Portrait Handkerchief (43593...

Collection: Cornell University Collection of Political Americana, Cornell University Library Repository: Susan H. Douglas Political Americana Collection, #2214 Rare & Manuscript Collections, Cornell University ... More

William H. Taft Speaks to the American Public through the Victor (4359253333)

William H. Taft Speaks to the American Public through the Victor (4359...

Collection: Cornell University Collection of Political Americana, Cornell University Library Repository: Susan H. Douglas Political Americana Collection, #2214 Rare & Manuscript Collections, Cornell University ... More

Political race course - Union Track - fall races 1836

Political race course - Union Track - fall races 1836

A figurative portrayal -- clearly sympathetic to the Whig party -- of the 1836 presidential election contest as a horse race between four candidates. The four are identified in the legend as (left to right): "O... More

N. Tom o' logical studies. The great tumble bug of Missouri, bent-on rollin his ball

N. Tom o' logical studies. The great tumble bug of Missouri, bent-on r...

A caricature of Missouri senator Thomas Hart Benton, as an insect rolling a large ball "Expunging Resolution" uphill toward the Capitol. The print employs Benton's own metaphor of rolling a ball for his uphill ... More

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th centu...

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, free to use, no copyright restrictions

Grand match between the Kinderhook poney and the Ohio ploughman

Grand match between the Kinderhook poney and the Ohio ploughman

A satire on the presidential contest of 1836, using the metaphor of a billiards game between Whig candidate William Henry Harrison (left) and Democrat Martin Van Buren. The artist is clearly on the side of Harr... More

Animal magnetism - A cartoon of a man sitting in a chair talking to another man

Animal magnetism - A cartoon of a man sitting in a chair talking to an...

A swipe at President Van Buren's independent treasury system and his continuation of the monetary policies of predecessor Andrew Jackson. The artist, clearly in sympathy with the Whigs, links corruption in the ... More

The new political pilgrim's progress - passing the ogre / Gillam.

The new political pilgrim's progress - passing the ogre / Gillam.

Print shows members of the 47th Congress carrying on their shoulders large money bags labeled "Surplus $150,000,000" and "Appropriations", and a sign that states "No large appropriations for the Navy whilst Rob... More

Good political economy - Drawing. Public domain image.

Good political economy - Drawing. Public domain image.

Public domain photograph related to President William Howard Taft, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Calvin Coolidge addressing a meeting of the Budget Committee in the absence of President Harding]

[Calvin Coolidge addressing a meeting of the Budget Committee in the a...

National Photo Company Collection. Item in album: v. 1, p. 7, no. 22193.

Salmon P. Chase Papers: General Correspondence, 1810-1898; 1863; Sept. 1-16
Voters: if you are concerned about Israel, Russian Jewry, jobs (based on merit), a stable economy, join Concerned Citizens ...

Voters: if you are concerned about Israel, Russian Jewry, jobs (based ...

Public domain photograph related to President Richard Nixon, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

King Andrew the First - A drawing of a man dressed in a king's robes

King Andrew the First - A drawing of a man dressed in a king's robes

A caricature of Andrew Jackson as a despotic monarch, probably issued during the Fall of 1833 in response to the President's September order to remove federal deposits from the Bank of the United States. The pr... More

The doctors puzzled or the desparate case of Mother U.S. Bank

The doctors puzzled or the desparate case of Mother U.S. Bank

A satire directed against the United States Bank, showing the impact of Jackson's September 1833 order for the withdrawal of federal funds from the Bank and their distribution among state banks. In a bedchamber... 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

The statue, or the adoration of the wise-men of the west, British Cartoon Print

The statue, or the adoration of the wise-men of the west, British Cart...

Print shows Dr. W. Scott on a pedestal, he is wearing clerical robes, a crown fashioned from tobacco leaves, and holding a branch from an apple tree in his right hand and a picture of the tax stamp; around the ... More

The great congressional tramp bullying the old women of the national household / Gillam.

The great congressional tramp bullying the old women of the national h...

Print shows George M. Robeson shabbily dressed as a tramp, standing in a doorway; Joseph W. Keifer, as a small dog with a cap labeled "Speaker" tied to its tail, stands behind Robeson, and on the floor at his f... More

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th centu...

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, free to use, no copyright restrictions

The tug of war in the far east / Keppler.

The tug of war in the far east / Keppler.

Print shows Uncle Sam with John Bull and Meiji, Emperor of Japan, standing beneath a flag labeled "Open Door Policy", in a tug of war contest for "Trade Supremacy" with "Russia" (Nicholas II), "Germany" (Willia... More

A case of learned ignorance - why can't he trust his naked eyes? / Keppler.

A case of learned ignorance - why can't he trust his naked eyes? / Kep...

Illustration shows Yale professor and university president Arthur T. Hadley looking through a huge magnifying glass trained on a laborer labeled "Trust Employee"; however, what Hadley sees through the lense is ... More

The political barbecue. Going the whole hog.

The political barbecue. Going the whole hog.

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

The warrior's return / Keppler., Political Cartoon

The warrior's return / Keppler., Political Cartoon

Illustration shows President Theodore Roosevelt as a knight on horseback carrying a lance labeled "Reciprocity" over his shoulder with a sack labeled "Campaign Funds" hanging from it; in the background is a gia... More

Public Opinion -- April 22, 1874 (4359955260)

Public Opinion -- April 22, 1874 (4359955260)

Collection: Cornell University Collection of Political Americana, Cornell University Library Repository: Susan H. Douglas Political Americana Collection, #2214 Rare & Manuscript Collections, Cornell University ... More

Uncle Sam sick with la grippe - Drawing. Public domain image.

Uncle Sam sick with la grippe - Drawing. Public domain image.

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

Some casual cartoonlets - Public domain dedication image

Some casual cartoonlets - Public domain dedication image

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

He has one medicine for all ills / J.S. Pughe.

He has one medicine for all ills / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows President McKinley as a physician dispensing strong "Tariff" medicine in the men's ward of a sanatorium where beds line the walls and are occupied by a "Business Man", a "Populist", a "Jingoist", a ... More

His foolish effort to raise the wind / Dalrymple.

His foolish effort to raise the wind / Dalrymple.

Print shows President McKinley sitting in a sailboat labeled "Prosperity", using a bellows labeled "Tariff for Trusts" to generate enough wind to fill the sails and propel the boat. Illus. from Puck, v. 41, no... More

The president at the summer White House

The president at the summer White House

Public domain photograph related to Theodore Roosevelt, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

USSR, major economic regions, February 1962.

USSR, major economic regions, February 1962.

Scale not given. In right lower margin: Pravda, 23 February 1962. "36041 4-62." Indexed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

Genbutsuzei ni tsuite, Japanese Censorship Collection

Genbutsuzei ni tsuite, Japanese Censorship Collection

Collection of selected translations from the Russian. Includes bibliographical references. LC copy from Naimushō Keihokyoku censorship collection; inspector's decision: "Kinshi shikarubeki ya." LC copy brittle... More

"Bryan Money," 1896-1900 (4360015318)

"Bryan Money," 1896-1900 (4360015318)

Collection: Cornell University Collection of Political Americana, Cornell University Library Repository: Susan H. Douglas Political Americana Collection, #2214 Rare & Manuscript Collections, Cornell University ... More

McKinley-Hobart "Protection Republican Prosperity" Portrait Handkerchief, ca. 1896 (4359397691)

McKinley-Hobart "Protection Republican Prosperity" Portrait Handkerchi...

Collection: Cornell University Collection of Political Americana, Cornell University Library Repository: Susan H. Douglas Political Americana Collection, #2214 Rare & Manuscript Collections, Cornell University ... More

"Let every one take care of himself" (As the Jack ass said when he was dancing among the chickens)

"Let every one take care of himself" (As the Jack ass said when he was...

A satire attacking Andrew Jackson's plan to distribute treasury funds, formerly kept in the Bank of the United States, among "branch banks" in various states. The artist also alleges Vice-President Van Buren's ... More

Laurent Guyot - La verite triomphante, engraving, Library of Congress

Laurent Guyot - La verite triomphante, engraving, Library of Congress

Print shows, on the upper right, Jacques Necker wearing a toga and standing on clouds above a wall or sarcophagus, holding aloft with his left hand a bust portrait of Louis XVI, and holding at his right shoulde... More

Il voudrait abbattre ce qui les soutient

Il voudrait abbattre ce qui les soutient

Print shows, on the far left, Louis XVI sitting on a throne on a raised pedestal with Jacques Necker at the base holding balance scales and appealing for justice. At center, the clergy, the parliament, and the ... More

The gridiron "The honorable member solemnly declared in writing that when this country returned to cash payments he would suffer himself to be broiled upon a gridiron, now the country has returned to cash payments and I think the hon. member bound to undergo the consequences." Substance of C of Exchequer's speech upon bank charter / / H.B. ; A. Ducotes lithogy., 70 St. Martin's Lane.

The gridiron "The honorable member solemnly declared in writing that w...

Print shows John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer and Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet, leading William Cobbett to an oven as Thomas Spring Rice, 1st Baron Monteagle of Brandon, holds the gridiron. Illus. in: Poli... More

Illustrations of the adventures of the renowned Don Quixote & his doughty squire Sancho Panza

Illustrations of the adventures of the renowned Don Quixote & his doug...

A burlesque history of the Jackson administration, with particular reference to his campaign to destroy the Bank of the United States. The narrative, in a series of twelve episodes, is based on Cervantes's "Don... More

"The tribute to the Minotaur" - the interests of all other states sacrificed to the protection monster of Pennsylvania / Gillam with apologies to A. Gendron.

"The tribute to the Minotaur" - the interests of all other states sacr...

Illustration shows Samuel J. Randall seated at one end of a gondola and William D. Kelley standing at the other end calling out "to the Protection Minotaur of Pennsylvania", between them are several maiden wome... More

He's back again! / J.S. Pughe. - Drawing. Public domain image.

He's back again! / J.S. Pughe. - Drawing. Public domain image.

Print shows a gigantic, well-dressed pig labeled "Protection Glutton" confidently striding into Congress carrying a paper that states "We Demand a Prohibitory Tariff on all Imports, in the Interest of the Suffe... More

He'd better cut behind / J.S. Pughe.

He'd better cut behind / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows President McKinley driving a sleigh labeled "Prosperity", drawn by a horse labeled "Administration", and towing two small sleds, one labeled "Defective Currency System" is carrying William Jennings ... More

The times - Political cartoon, public domain image

The times - Political cartoon, public domain image

A commentary on the depressed state of the American economy, particularly in New York, during the financial panic of 1837. Again, the blame is laid on the treasury policies of Andrew Jackson, whose hat, spectac... More

The vision. Political hydrophobia, shewing the comfort of crowns, and how to obtain them

The vision. Political hydrophobia, shewing the comfort of crowns, and ...

A crudely drawn but bitter attack on Andrew Jackson's veto of the re-charter of the Bank of the United States and his subsequent campaign to destroy the Bank. Jackson (right) is a king fiddling on his throne as... More

"Let every one take care of himself" (As the Jack ass said when he was dancing among the chickens)

"Let every one take care of himself" (As the Jack ass said when he was...

A satire attacking Andrew Jackson's plan to distribute treasury funds, formerly kept in the Bank of the United States, among "branch banks" in various states. The artist also alleges Vice-President Van Buren's ... More

L'espoir de la France / N. Trevisiani del. ; Verité sulpsit [sic].

L'espoir de la France / N. Trevisiani del. ; Verité sulpsit [sic].

Allegorical print showing Father Time parting the stormy skies of recent days to reveal Louis XVI eagerly accepting the truth offered by Justice and the arrival of Jacques Necker, recalled on 16 July 1789, as F... More

Sick of the property tax or ministerial influnza (sic), British Cartoon Print

Sick of the property tax or ministerial influnza (sic), British Cartoo...

Cartoon shows ministers, among them Vansittart and Castlereagh, vomiting taxes into a large bag labeled "budget." The Prince Regent stands nearby, supported on crutches labeled "more money" and "increase in inc... More

(Congressional elephant) or last desperate pull for power

(Congressional elephant) or last desperate pull for power

Election of 1832? Andrew Jackson pulls mightily on the tail of an elephant (symbol of the National Republican Party?) loaded with the eagle of the Republic and a bag marked "U. S. Treasures 200,000,000." A youn... More

Capitol fashions for 1837 - Public domain book illustration

Capitol fashions for 1837 - Public domain book illustration

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

Me and my partner / C.J. Taylor.

Me and my partner / C.J. Taylor.

Magazine cover showing large man, "monopoly," and small man "grandfathers," writing in book, with papers, "civil service reform," "economical gov't," and "broken promises" in wastepaper basket. Illus. in: Puck,... More

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

.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 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

The political tam o'shanter / Gillam ; Sackett & Wilhelms Litho. Co., New York.

The political tam o'shanter / Gillam ; Sackett & Wilhelms Litho. Co., ...

William McKinley, riding horse "national credit," being chased by women, "anarchy," "free trade," "sectionalism," and "popocracy," with one of them holding the tail of the horse, "four years of business depress... More

Singed paws / Dalrymple. - Drawing. Public domain image.

Singed paws / Dalrymple. - Drawing. Public domain image.

Print shows Benjamin F. Tracy as a cat who got his paws burned on a hot stove labeled "Mayoralty Campaign 1897" on which food labeled "Budget of Greater New York 70,000,000 Dollars" is cooking. Thomas C. Platt ... More

Caricature, Another delay / C.J. Taylor., public domain cartoon image

Caricature, Another delay / C.J. Taylor., public domain cartoon image

Print shows President McKinley addressing an audience from a stage in a theater; behind the curtain, an overturned hat labeled "Aldrich" lies on the stage next to a man holding papers labeled "Committee on Fina... More

Puck magazine cover - Better than Klondike! / Dalrymple.

Puck magazine cover - Better than Klondike! / Dalrymple.

Print shows a bloated man labeled "Trusts" holding a gold mining pan with large gold nuggets, sitting by a stream labeled "Dingley Tariff" that flows from the U.S. Capitol building. Illus. from Puck, v. 42, no... More

The fountain of taxation - Political cartoon, public domain image

The fountain of taxation - Political cartoon, public domain image

Illustration shows a large fountain with four basins, at top, supported by a crown and scepters, is a basin labeled "Millionaire", next resting on a cornucopia is "Well-To-Do", then the "Middle Class" basin sup... More

U.S.S.R., economic regions, 1971. 7-71.

U.S.S.R., economic regions, 1971. 7-71.

Scale 1:12,000,000. "500541." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

Reform by bicycle - coin, public domain photograph

Reform by bicycle - coin, public domain photograph

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

The times - A drawing of a group of men standing in front of a building

The times - A drawing of a group of men standing in front of a buildin...

A commentary on the depressed state of the American economy, particularly in New York, during the financial panic of 1837. Again, the blame is laid on the treasury policies of Andrew Jackson, whose hat, spectac... More

The  boss, theatrical script - Script by Aaron Hoffman
King Andrew the First - Engraving, Public domain image

King Andrew the First - Engraving, Public domain image

A caricature of Andrew Jackson as a despotic monarch, probably issued during the Fall of 1833 in response to the President's September order to remove federal deposits from the Bank of the United States. The pr... More

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