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Title
Blundering in a perilous position
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: 2012645184
Color Content
multicolored
Summary
Illustration shows a camel that has collasped under the weight of it's burden labeled "Amendments" and Samuel J. Randall who is riding on top; concerned travelers include John Kelly, Samuel J. Tilden, Henry Watterson, Sereno Payne, Morrison, Abram S. Hewitt, Grover Cleveland, Carlisle, Charles A. Dana, Thomas Bayard, Benjamin F. Butler, and Samuel S. Cox. Bones labeled "1880 Local Issue, 1876 Fraud, and 1872" lie in the sand nearby. A "November Simoom" is approaching in the right background. On the left, an elephant labeled "Republicans" carrying among others James G. Blaine, John A. Logan, and Roscoe Conkling, races toward an oasis.
Authorized Access Point
Gillam, Bernhard, 1856-1896, Blundering in a perilous position