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Title
Phryne before the Chicago tribunal
Type
Still Image
Genre Form
print
graphic
graphic
Periodical illustrations--1880-1890.
Cartoons (Commentary)--1880-1890.
Chromolithographs--Color--1880-1890.
Language
English
Identified By
Lccn: 2005696340
Color Content
multicolored
Summary
Illustration showing Republican presidential candidate James G. Blaine as the prostitute "Phryne", revealed by Whitelaw Reid, wearing shorts, a bib labeled "Magnetic Pad", and covered with tatoos relating to his various shaddy dealings, standing before Republican delegates who are dressed as Greek senators. Among those depicted are George W. Curtis, William M. Evarts, Carl Schurz, a youthful Theodore Roosevelt, Benjamin Bristow, Warner Miller, William H. Robertson, John A. Logan, John Sherman, James Donald Cameron, Simon Cameron, Benjamin Harrison, and George F. Edmunds. Drawing is based on J.L. Gerome's 1861 painting "Phyrne Before the Areopagus".
Authorized Access Point
Gillam, Bernhard, 1856-1896, Phryne before the Chicago tribunal
Authorized Access Point Variant
Gérôme, Jean Léon, 1824-1904, Phryne before the Chicago tribunal