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Title
The political Sam'ls of Posen
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: 2012645499
Color Content
multicolored
Summary
Print shows a large group of political peddlers trying to sell their goods to Columbia as mistress of the house. Among those shown are Samuel J. Tilden selling "Tribulation Toys", Benjamin F. Butler with "Elastic Politics" suspenders, Ulysses S. Grant, "306" on his watch chain, with a sack of "War Record" and "Old Clo's", Roscoe Conkling with a bag of "Stalwart Stationery", James G. Blaine offering his card "J. Blaine Fancy Goods" with a bag of "Southern Policy [and] Fancy Notions", Thomas Hendricks, Chester A. Arthur, David Davis peddling "D. Davis's Soap will Scour Both Parties", Abram S. Hewitt, William Evarts, Allen G. Thurman with a sack of "Rag Babies", John A. Logan peddling "Logan Bombast", Grover Cleveland with a sack of "Clean Shirts", Thomas Bayard peddling "Dodge Salve" and "Bayards No Policy", John Sherman with "Honest Hosiery", and Winfield Scott Hancock with "Clean Gloves"; dashing up in the background are "Johann Kelly & Co., Samuells Randall & Co., [and] Gen. Sherman U.S.A." Uncle Sam is sitting, in the upper left, with his feet on the railing of the second floor porch.
Authorized Access Point
Gillam, Bernhard, 1856-1896, political Sam'ls of Posen