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Title
Thanksgiving day, 1884 - "let us be thankful!"
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: 2011661849
Color Content
multicolored
Summary
Illustration shows a glum Thanksgiving Day feast with the downtrodden Republican presidential candidate James G. Blaine and his supporters "W.W. Phelps, [Roscoe Conkling at an open door], William Mahone, Cabot Lodge, [John Logan], Robeson, Dorsey, [W. Reid, Benjamin F. Butler], Elkins, Platt, [Cyrus W. Field, and] C.A. Dana" gathered around a table, and with John Kelly as a dog next to a plate with a small bird labeled "Compliments of N.Y. Citizens". Reid is removing the top of a platter labeled "Campaign" where there is a "Crow" that is "Compliments of the People". Through a window, where Puck is looking in, can be seen Grover Cleveland carrying a large turkey labeled "Presidency" over his shoulder, and across the street is Jay Gould offering his "Congratulations".
Authorized Access Point
Gillam, Bernhard, 1856-1896, Thanksgiving day, 1884 - "let us be thankful!"