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A hard pull hard pull
Still Image
Genre Form
Periodical illustrations--1880-1890.
Cartoons (Commentary)--1880-1890.
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Lccn: 2011661832
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Illustration shows James G. Blaine dressed as a knight, the plumes of his helmet labeled "Dodger, Speakership Record, [and] Mulligan Letters", he holds papers labeled "Aggressive Cash Campaign" and has his other hand in a bag of money labeled "Vote Persuader"; he is riding in a wagon labeled "J.G. Blaine, Unlicensed Vendor, Stocks, Political Influence, etc.", the seat of which is labeled "Compressed Magnetism". W.W. Phelps is riding on the back of the wagon, sitting on boxes of "Condensed Fireworks" and "Campaign Lies, Scandals", he is holding a portrait painting of George Washington labeled "J.G. Blaine". At the front of the wagon, "Dorsey, Brady, [Robeson, and] Keifer" are pulling, and at the back "Gould, Clapp, [and] Clayton" are pushing. Whitelaw Reid marches alongside as a one-man-band playing a horn labeled "Brag", a drum labeled "Bluster", an organ labeled "Blaine Organ", a bellows labeled "Campaign Wind" and firing a cannon labeled "Blaine Orgun". Stephen B. Elkins in the background on the left, waving a whip that spells "Enthusiasm" and former Vice President Schuyler Colfax, with a "Credit Mobilier" plume in his cap, carries the standard that states "Westward The Star of Corruption Fakes its Way". They are passing a sign that states "To Ohio".
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Keppler, Joseph Ferdinand, 1838-1894, hard pull