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T. i.e. F. Dent

T. i.e. F. Dent

Photograph shows Frederick Fayette Dent (1787-1873), the father of Julia Dent Grant (wife of President Ulysses S. Grant). (Source: researcher M. Higgins, 2018) Title from information on negative sleeve. Credit ... More

Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant

Title devised by Library staff. Unverified information on negative sleeve: Grant. Horan item no. 260. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purcha... More

Mr. Dent

Mr. Dent

Photograph shows Frederick Fayette Dent (1787-1873), the father of Julia Dent Grant (wife of President Ulysses S. Grant). (Source: researcher M. Higgins, 2018) Title from information on negative sleeve. Annotat... More

C.G. Pride

C.G. Pride

Photo shows Colonel George G. Pride, volunteer aide-de-camp to Ulysses S. Grant (Source: U.S. Army Heritage and Education). Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Credit line: Civil war photograp... More

[Ulysses S. Grant, in uniform, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Ulysses S. Grant, in uniform, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing fro...

Title devised by Library staff. Photograph of etching was possibly a carte de visite before being trimmed to oval shape. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

C.G. Pride

C.G. Pride

Photo shows Colonel George G. Pride, volunteer aide-de-camp to Ulysses S. Grant (Source: U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center). Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative,... More

Major Gen. Grant, the hero of Fort Donelson

Major Gen. Grant, the hero of Fort Donelson

Ulysses S. Grant, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly right, in uniform.

Major-General Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A., the hero of Fort Donelson [Half-lgth., standing, (6)]

Major-General Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A., the hero of Fort Donelson [Hal...

Wood engraving after a photograph. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 6, (1862 March 8), p. 145 (front page). Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: Pres. I.; Shelf.

U.S. Grant, Lt. Gen. U.S.A.

U.S. Grant, Lt. Gen. U.S.A.

Photograph shows signed portrait of Ulysses S. Grant in the uniform of a Major General. Title from item. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) Purchased from: Heritage Auctions, December 2014. Forms pa... More

U.S. Grant / Engd. by J.C. Buttre.

U.S. Grant / Engd. by J.C. Buttre.

Print shows Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, half-length portrait, facing front. Title from item.

Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title devised by Library staff or Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Balling, H., artist... More

The old Union wagon

The old Union wagon

An ambivalent but essentially pro-Lincoln illustration appearing on a song by John Hogarth Lozier, dedicated to the composer's "Comrades the 37th Indiana Regiment and all who love Our Brave Soldier Boys." Linc... More

The true peace commissioners

The true peace commissioners

An angered response to false Confederate peace overtures and to the push for reconciliation with the South advanced by the Peace Democrats in 1864. (See also "The Sportsman Upset by the Recoil of His Own Gun," ... More

Lieut. Genl. Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A. border designed by W. Momberger ; photograph by Barr & Young ; engraved by J.C. Buttre, N.Y

Lieut. Genl. Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A. border designed by W. Momberger ...

Print shows Ulysses S. Grant, half-length portrait, facing slightly left, wearing military uniform; he is surrounded by vignettes of Civil War scenes, showing Union troops in action at top right and a naval bat... More

A little game of bagatelle, between Old Abe the rail splitter & Little Mac the gunboat general

A little game of bagatelle, between Old Abe the rail splitter & Little...

The contest for the presidency in 1864 is depicted as a game of bagatelle (a game similar to pool) between Republican candidate Abraham Lincoln and Democrat George B. McClellan. Lincoln (left) holds a cue "Bal... More

Lieutenant-General Grant at his head-quarters / photographed by Brady.

Lieutenant-General Grant at his head-quarters / photographed by Brady.

Ulysses S. Grant, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, leaning against tree by tent. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1864 July 16, p. 449 (cover).

Platforms illustrated

Platforms illustrated

The August 1864 Democratic national convention in Chicago is unfavorably compared to the Republican convention in Baltimore in June of the same year. The artist is especially critical of prominent New York Peac... More

[General Ulysses S. Grant at his headquarters in Cold Harbor, Virginia]

[General Ulysses S. Grant at his headquarters in Cold Harbor, Virginia...

Title and date from Grant and Lee, the Virginia Campaigns by William Frassanito, New York: Scribner's, 1983. Incorrect information on Library's caption card: Grant at City Point. See also: LC-B8175-2, orig. gl... More

Democracy. 1832. 1864.

Democracy. 1832. 1864.

Two scenes contrast Democratic presidential candidate of 1832 Andrew Jackson and 1864 George B. McClellan. McClellan is portrayed as weak and conciliatory toward the South, whereas his earlier counterpart's st... More

Ulysses S. Grant, Lieutenant-General, U.S.A. / F. Gutekunst, [...] Philada.

Ulysses S. Grant, Lieutenant-General, U.S.A. / F. Gutekunst, [...] Phi...

Ulysses S. Grant, half-length portrait, standing, facing slightly right, wearing uniform.

Lt. Genl. U.S. Grant at his headquarters before Petersburg, Va. / designed by A. Berger ; photographed by A. Berger.

Lt. Genl. U.S. Grant at his headquarters before Petersburg, Va. / desi...

Photo shows Ulysses S. Grant, full-length portrait, seated in camp, facing slightly right; montage, combining watercolor and photograph. Title from item. Copyright 1865 by Anthony Berger. Exhibited: "150th Anni... More

Gen. Grant

Gen. Grant

Photograph shows a statue of General Ulysses S. Grant sitting in a chair. Title from item. Publisher attribution based on provenance. Gottheim collection code: GS 21. Forms part of the Larry Gottheim Collection... More

General Ulysses S. Grant, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, in oval

General Ulysses S. Grant, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly...

Title devised by Library staff. Includes print-registration marks and color bar indicating that as many as 14 stones were used. Stamped on lower left: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-... More

Grant, Mrs. U.S. and son (Jesse) and daughter (Nellie) also her father Mr. Dent

Grant, Mrs. U.S. and son (Jesse) and daughter (Nellie) also her father...

Photograph shows Frederick Fayette Dent (1787-1873) with his daughter Julia Dent Grant, President Ulysses S. Grant and their children Jesse and Nellie. (Source: researcher M. Higgins, 2018) Title from informati... More

Ulysses S. Grant / engraved by William Sartain, Phila.

Ulysses S. Grant / engraved by William Sartain, Phila.

Print shows Ulysses S. Grant, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, standing with right hand resting on desk, and the U.S. Capitol in the upper left background. Includes facsimile signature.

U.S. Grant

U.S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant, full-length portrait, seated in camp, facing right. 21892 U.S. Copyright Office. "From the original painting by Nast in the possession of the publishers".

The leader and his battles - Ulysses S. Grant, Lieutenant-General, U.S.A.

The leader and his battles - Ulysses S. Grant, Lieutenant-General, U.S...

Print showing Ulysses S. Grant, bust portrait, facing front, wearing military uniform, with scenes of battles from the U.S. Civil War, including the surrender of Vicksburg and the surrender at Appomattox. 737 U... More

The sphynx at the War Office

The sphynx at the War Office

Soldier and civilian looking at sphynx with face of Ulysses S. Grant with cigar in mouth, with the soldier saying, "That's a grand thing" and the civilian saying, "Yes, rathering imposing; but what does it mean... More

The new military commanders in the [in]surrectionary states

The new military commanders in the [in]surrectionary states

On horseback: Major General Daniel E. Sickles, Major General John Pope, Major General George H. Thomas, General Ulysses S. Grant, Brevet Major General John M. Schofield, Major General Philip H. Sheridan, and Br... More

Orphans' homestead, Gettysburg, Pa. The building, now newly roofed and adapted as far as practicable for its present use, was occupied by Gen. Howard as his head quarters at the battle of Gettysburg. It stands on Cemetery Hill, within a few rods of the vertex of the angle formed by our army in the battle. It is used until a more commodious and suitable structure can be erected to shelter its present fatherless inmates, with many other soldiers' orphans in different States of the Union, awaiting admission to the institution / / Photographed by C.J. Tyson, Gettysburg.

Orphans' homestead, Gettysburg, Pa. The building, now newly roofed and...

Photograph shows Gen. Samuel W. Crawford, Gen. Andrew Porter, Gov. John W. Geary, and Gen. Ulysses S. Grant outside the orphanage and flanked by girls on the left and boys on the right. Title from item. Gift; J... More

Republican chart for the presidential campaign, 1868 / E. Baldwin eng.

Republican chart for the presidential campaign, 1868 / E. Baldwin eng.

Print shows Ulysses S. Grant, bust portrait, facing slightly right, and Schuyler Colfax, bust portrait, facing slightly left, with brief biographies of each, also with text of the Republican Party platform, as ... More

Victory!

Victory!

Caricature showing Ulysses S. Grant, on horseback, carrying U.S. flag, and knocking Horatio Seymour off his horse labeled "K.K.K."

[U.S. Grant--General] / engraved by J.C. Buttre.

[U.S. Grant--General] / engraved by J.C. Buttre.

Ulysses S. Grant, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front. From photograph by Gurney & Son. Engraved for Military History of Ulysses S. Grant.

[Letter from Ulysses S. Grant to his father, from Milliken's Bend, Louisiana, April 21, 1863]

[Letter from Ulysses S. Grant to his father, from Milliken's Bend, Lou...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 12, no. 614 (1868 Oct. 3), p. 635.

The great November contest. Patriotism: versus Bummerism

The great November contest. Patriotism: versus Bummerism

The strongly racist character of the Democratic presidential campaign of 1868 is displayed full-blown in this elaborate attack on Reconstruction and Republican support of Negro rights. Horses with the heads of ... More

Grant in citizens clothes

Grant in citizens clothes

Print shows Ulysses S. Grant, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, in oval. 4465 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Title (inscribed in pencil), publication statement, and copyright statemen... More

Let us have peace, U.S. Grant

Let us have peace, U.S. Grant

Poem in border depicting some events in the life of Ulysses S. Grant, female personification of America and the White House. Lithograph after drawing. Copyright by H. Muhr.

The Council of War

The Council of War

Photograph shows statuette by John Rogers depicting Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, and Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton in a grouping. Copyrighted by John Rogers in 1868. Title from item.

[Ulysses S. Grant, full-length portrait, seated at table with books and top hat, facing right]
The inauguration of Ulysses S. Grant as president of the United States, March 4th, 1869 - Chief Justice Chase administering the oath of office - the scene on and near the east portico of the Capitol, Washington, D.C. / HWS [monogram].

The inauguration of Ulysses S. Grant as president of the United States...

Illustration showing Ulysses S. Grant and Schuyler Colfax taking the oath of office administered by Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase on the east portico of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., March 4th 1869, bef... More

[Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, between table and chair]

[Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, ...

Title devised by Library staff. Brady-Handy Collection (Library of Congress). Date based on date of another photograph probably from the same sitting processed as LC-BH826-1429. Photograph is a cropped print fr... More

President Ulysses S. Grant delivering his first inaugural address on the east portico of the U.S. Capitol, March 20, 1869

President Ulysses S. Grant delivering his first inaugural address on t...

Reference copy in PRES FILE - Grant, Ulysses Inauguration, 1869.

[President Ulysses S. Grant, half-length portrait, seated, facing right]

[President Ulysses S. Grant, half-length portrait, seated, facing righ...

Brady-Handy Collection (Library of Congress). LC-BH826-3703.

Let us have peace / drawn by C.S. Reinhart.

Let us have peace / drawn by C.S. Reinhart.

Ulysses S. Grant (?) and another man greeting Red Cloud, Spotted Tail, and Swift Bear during visit of Indian delegation with Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Ely S. Parker. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1870, June... More

[Ulysses S. Grant, half-length portrait, facing front]

[Ulysses S. Grant, half-length portrait, facing front]

LC-BH8301-3582 similar. Hoxie Collection.

The jack knife war

The jack knife war

The 1870 New York City charter, written by Tammany Hall political boss William Marcy Tweed and his associates, gave the "Tweed Ring" carte blanche to deplete the city's treasury. This cartoon, probably issued s... More

David and Goliath

David and Goliath

The battle for the presidency between Greeley and incumbent Ulysses S. Grant is portrayed here in biblical terms. In a mountainous desert landscape Greeley, as David armed with a slingshot loaded with quill and... More

What I know about raising the devil

What I know about raising the devil

Horace Greeley's famous and widely ridiculed 1871 pamphlet "What I Know of Farming" provided the pretext for the title here. With the tail and cloven hoof of a devil Greeley (center) leads a small band of Liber... More

U. S. Grant. / N.T.H. ; CC ; from life by N.T. Hartshorn ; imp. Chas. H. Crosby & Co. Boston.

U. S. Grant. / N.T.H. ; CC ; from life by N.T. Hartshorn ; imp. Chas. ...

Print shows Ulysses S. Grant, bust portrait, facing slightly right. Title from item. Signed on stone "N.T.H." on left, and "CC" on right. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1872 by N.T. Hartshorn,... More

Proclamation on labor by the President of the United States of America

Proclamation on labor by the President of the United States of America

Photograph shows the proclamation issued by President Ulysses S. Grant directing wages not be reduced on account of a reduction in work hours instituted in 1868. Includes a half-length portrait of Grant. 6707C ... More

President Grant at his cottage by the sea

President Grant at his cottage by the sea

Photograph shows President Ulysses S. Grant on vacation, seated on porch with his wife, Julia, and son, Jesse, in Long Branch, New Jersey. Copyright by G.W. Pach.

Ulysses S. Grant, the nation's choice, its leader in war, its guardian in peace

Ulysses S. Grant, the nation's choice, its leader in war, its guardian...

After drawing by D.T. Ames & Co. Copyright by William Miller.

The insult returned - "Men and brethren! The Cincinnati Convention has proved a fiasco, and it did not name the next president" / Th. Nast.

The insult returned - "Men and brethren! The Cincinnati Convention has...

Woman symbolizing Liberty(?) talking to men who are fighting, with signs on ground reading "spite", "insinuations", "envy", "misrepresentations", "malice", "slander", etc.; Uncle Sam and Ulysses S. Grant stand ... More

The head of the nation's nightmare - see what dreams may come from too free an indulgence in the "pipe of peace" [caricature of Ulysses S. Grant in bed dreaming; visions of African American revolt in Louisiana and Modoc Indian massacre in Oregon]

The head of the nation's nightmare - see what dreams may come from too...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 36 (1873 May 3), p. 132.

Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Copy. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell ... More

Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Copy. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell ... More

"Don't let us have any more of this nonsense. It is a good trait to stand by one's friends; but -" / Th. Nast.

"Don't let us have any more of this nonsense. It is a good trait to st...

Woman symbolizing Justice(?) talking to Ulysses S. Grant, who is reaching for paper "Shepherd rejected by the Senate ...", which is lying on floor. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 18, no. 916 (1874 July 18), p. 593.

Grant's last outrage in Louisiana / J. Keppler.

Grant's last outrage in Louisiana / J. Keppler.

Uncle Sam saying to Ulysses S. Grant, "Hold there! Hold there, General! I have tolerated your abuses of your office long enough. ..." Grant replying "March those legislators out. I am going to have my way in th... More

"News" in Washington / Th. Nast.

"News" in Washington / Th. Nast.

Spotted Tail, an Indian, telling Ulysses S. Grant that the press had published statements, to the effect that the Indians had stigmatized the Secretary of the Interior and Commissioner of Indian Affairs as liar... More

National Republican chart 1876

National Republican chart 1876

Print shows Rutherford B. Hayes, facing right, and William A. Wheeler, facing left, bust portraits, with cameo portraits of U.S. presidents from George Washington to Ulysses S. Grant; includes text of the Repub... More

Grant to Hayes - I guess that reform bait wont work this side. Better try and anti-Catholic worm

Grant to Hayes - I guess that reform bait wont work this side. Better ...

A crude but charming comic send-up of 1876 Republican campaign strategy. Democratic candidate Samuel J. Tilden and an unidentified man stand fishing on the left bank of a river, their basket overflowing with th... More

Puck's advice gratis to some editorial shriekers for Grant Don't forget your "Man on Horseback" - but your man on foot has too many curs at his heels / / J. Keppler.

Puck's advice gratis to some editorial shriekers for Grant Don't forge...

Cupid standing by Uncle Sam, who is seated on steps, next to an equestrian statue of Ulysses S. Grant, Grant walking, followed by George M. Robeson, Murphy, Orville E. Babcock, William W. Belknap, Shepherd, Wil... More

Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant

16956 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title devised by Library staff or Junior Fellows, 2... More

Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant

89701 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title devised by Library staff or Junior Fellows, 2... More

[Ulysses S. Grant, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

[Ulysses S. Grant, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

L6453 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo - Lifienthal(?). No. 544.

The Appomattox of the third termers - unconditional surrender / J. Keppler.

The Appomattox of the third termers - unconditional surrender / J. Kep...

Cartoon showing Ulysses S. Grant, wearing Civil War uniform, in front of tents "Camp Bourbon," "post trading tent," etc., and Belknap, Cameron, Williams, and Murphy, as soldiers with unhappy faces, handing dama... More

An unexpected blow / J. Keppler.

An unexpected blow / J. Keppler.

Cartoon shows Ulysses S. Grant and J.D. Cameron flying kite, with portrait of Grant with tail "third term" from top of building. Lightning from cloud "independent press" strikes the kite, and wind gust "public ... More

Ulysses S. Grant, Pres. U.S., 1822-1885

Ulysses S. Grant, Pres. U.S., 1822-1885

Half lgth., facing left. Photoprint copyrighted by Theodore Lilenthal. No. 4. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; Pres. I.; Shelf.

Cartoon showing Ulysses S. Grant, as an acrobat, on trapeze "third term," holding on to "whiskey ring" and "Navy ring," with strap "corruption" in his mouth, holding up other acrobats, Shepard, George M. Robeson, William W. Belknap, Murphy, Williams, and Orville E. Babcock / J. Keppler.
The modern wandering Jew / J. Keppler.

The modern wandering Jew / J. Keppler.

Ulysses S. Grant with walking stick, "war record", wandering through cemetery of two term presidents, including George Washington, Monroe, Jackson, Lincoln, Madison, and Jefferson, with dome of the U.S. Capito... More

A way out of President Arthur's dilemma / Gillam.

A way out of President Arthur's dilemma / Gillam.

Print shows Ulysses S. Grant recommending to President Chester A. Arthur some "friends" of his as political appointees; all the men shown were involved in scandals during Grant's administration. Title from item... More

A grand Shakesperian [sic] revival / J. Keppler.

A grand Shakesperian [sic] revival / J. Keppler.

Print shows Chester A. Arthur as King Henry IV on a cobblestone street, with Jay Gould and William H. Vanderbilt holding his cape, and accompanied by John P. Jones; he is accosted by Roscoe "Sir John" Conkling ... More

Speaker Keifer's kaleidoscopic speech, at the N.Y. Chamber of Commerce banquet, held at Delmonico's, May 9th, 1882 / J. Keppler.

Speaker Keifer's kaleidoscopic speech, at the N.Y. Chamber of Commerce...

Print shows a vignette cartoon with a carriage at center in which Jay Gould, Russell Sage, Cyrus W. Field, and William H. Vanderbilt are riding with large money bags, the wheels are labeled "Corporations" and "... More

Rushing the season / J. Keppler.

Rushing the season / J. Keppler.

Print shows the interior of the "Political Hot House" where many plants with the heads of politicians are potted and labeled with botanical names, for example "Butleria Cockeya", "McVeaghia No Chancea", "Tilden... More

Hyenas at work / Gillam.

Hyenas at work / Gillam.

Print shows a pack of hyenas labeled "N.Y. Commercial, N.Y. Sun, N.Y. Herald, Washtn. Post, The Rosecrans Letters, [and] 306" crowded around a sepulchral monument to James A. Garfield labeled "Fame"; those hyen... More

A summer smoke-cloud / J. Keppler.

A summer smoke-cloud / J. Keppler.

Print shows Puck reclining before a table covered with alcoholic beverages, some labeled "V.H. Dusenbury's P.P. Brandy" and "Puck Punch [No London Punch]", smoking and blowing smoke rings. Among the figures app... More

The deadly upas tree of Wall Street / J. Keppler.

The deadly upas tree of Wall Street / J. Keppler.

Print shows a large, old tree at the edge of body of water with Albany, N.Y. on the right, in the background, and the U.S. Capitol on the left, in the background. Hanging from the branches are many coins with "... More

A new bull in the ring / F. Graetz.

A new bull in the ring / F. Graetz.

Print shows Chester A. Arthur riding the Republican elephant tossed high in the air in a "Political Arena", the elephant is patched with scandals labeled "Credit Mobilier, Collusion with Monopolies, Back Pay Gr... More

In the jaws of death - a cold day for the Independent Party / Gillam.

In the jaws of death - a cold day for the Independent Party / Gillam.

Print shows Puck's figure for the "Independent Party" in a small sailboat of that name, flying a banner labeled "Independents", sailing through icy waters among large icebergs; in the background two ships label... More

"Puck" is not going to be left - he has a horse-show of his own / Gillam.

"Puck" is not going to be left - he has a horse-show of his own / Gill...

Print shows the interior of a barn crowded with horses and even more trying to get in, on the left, in the back, they are George M. Robeson, George F. Hoar, Rutherford B. Hayes, William Mahone, and Thomas C. Pl... More

The allies under the new flag - the Republicans and the monopolists train their guns on the workingmen / Gillam.

The allies under the new flag - the Republicans and the monopolists tr...

Print shows the Republican and monopolist allies raising a flag that states "Down with the Workingman and Up with the Tariff" in an artillery battery where they are aiming a cannon toward "Fort Labor" which is ... More

Our imitative "aristocracy" / J. Keppler.

Our imitative "aristocracy" / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows a costume ball where the guests wear the clothing styles of their ancestors; among the recognizable faces are Jay Gould, William H. Vanderbilt, Ulysses S. Grant, and possibly William W. Phelp... More

Decoration-day, 1883 / Gillam.

Decoration-day, 1883 / Gillam.

Illustration shows a large group of politicians and others in a cemetery on Memorial Day, each seems to be grieving at gravestones that bear special messages, such as Pope Leo XIII standing in front of a stone ... More

The political Sam'ls of Posen / Gillam.

The political Sam'ls of Posen / Gillam.

Print shows a large group of political peddlers trying to sell their goods to Columbia as mistress of the house. Among those shown are Samuel J. Tilden selling "Tribulation Toys", Benjamin F. Butler with "Elast... More

The true meaning of Republican harmony / Gillam.

The true meaning of Republican harmony / Gillam.

Illustration shows several Republicans in a temple, with a sacrificial lamb labeled "Civil Service Reform" at the base of a statue labeled "Patronage" with a trident labeled "Spoils"; among them are Chester A. ... More

The grand opening march over the Brooklyn Bridge / F. Opper.

The grand opening march over the Brooklyn Bridge / F. Opper.

Illustration shows a large procession crossing the Brooklyn Bridge, at the front, dressed as policeman with nightsticks, are several newspaper editors, among them are James Gordon Bennett, Oswald Ottendorfer, W... More

"Evacuation day" March 4th, 1885 - a Democratic dream / Gillam.

"Evacuation day" March 4th, 1885 - a Democratic dream / Gillam.

Print shows the Republican Party, laying down their arms, lead by Chester A. Arthur, with George M. Robeson, James G. Blaine, Roscoe Conkling, Whitelaw Reid, Carl Schurz, John Sherman, Charles J. Folger, Robert... More

Rip Van Winkle's return / Gillam.

Rip Van Winkle's return / Gillam.

Illustration shows a scene outside a building labeled "Washington Inn" with an image of the U.S. Capitol on the sign; a large group of Republican legislators, politicians, and others are laughing at an old man ... More

Put 'em on ice! / Gillam.

Put 'em on ice! / Gillam.

Illustration shows Uncle Sam putting politicians, newspaper editors, and others on "Ice" in an icehouse to keep them cool until campaign time for the presidential election. Among those depicted are Ulysses S. G... More

A played-out tenor - from star to street-singer / F. Opper.

A played-out tenor - from star to street-singer / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Roscoe Conkling as a street musician singing in the street outside the "Washington Senatorial Opera-House", with him is a small dog labeled "Howard Carroll" who is holding a hat into which Pu... More

A weak combination suspension bridge / F. Graetz.

A weak combination suspension bridge / F. Graetz.

Print shows John A. Logan wearing a military uniform with plumed hat labeled "Anti-Arthur" and carrying a large sword labeled "Pension Swindle", walking across a bridge comprised of three monkeys with the faces... More