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Our national dog-show
Still Image
Genre Form
Periodical illustrations--1880-1890.
Cartoons (Commentary)--1880-1890.
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Lccn: 2012645472
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Illustration shows a dog show where a variety of breeds are competing; in the upper left corner, labeled the "Judges' Stand" are several newspaper editors, among them are James Gordon Bennett (N.Y. Herald), Whitelaw Reid (N.Y. Tribune), Murat Halstead (N.Y. Times), Charles A. Dana (N.Y. Sun), Henry Watterson (Louisville Courier), and George W. Curtis (Harper's Weekly). They are judging two dogs, Winfield Scott Hancock and Samuel J. Tilden. Other dogs depicted are William M. Evarts as the "Sesquipedalian Sleuth Hound", James Blaine as the "Mulligan Mongrel", Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa as the "Rossa Runt - take care dangerous", and William H. Vanderbilt, Jay Gould, and Cyrus W. Field as the "Lap Dogs Monopoly Breed", also Chester A. Arthur, William Mahone, Thomas C. Platt, Roscoe Conkling as a Greyhound, James D. Cameron, John Logan, Thomas Bayard as "Pointer Bayard", John Kelly as the "Tammany Tarrier", Franklin Edson as the "House Dog Edson", Carl Schurz as a "Dachshund", Thomas Talmage as the "Toby Dog", Henry Ward Beecher as a "Poodle", George M. Robeson as the "Water-dog", David Davis with Ulysses S. Grant who is holding a food dish labeled "More", Benjamin F. Butler as the "Tewksbury Ratter", George F. Hoar as the "Hoar-Hound", Rutherford B. Hayes as the "Hybrid Hayes" and at center, "Puck's entry" Grover "Cleveland" and Seth "S. Low".
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Gillam, Bernhard, 1856-1896, Our national dog-show