The great American tanner
1 print on wove paper : lithograph ; image 26 x 36 cm. | An election-year cartoon invoking both Grant's humble beginnings as a tanner and his successful Civil War military career. Before the war Grant had worked in his family's leather goods establishment in Galena, Illinois, earning the later sobriquet, "the Galena Tanner." Popular New York governor John Thompson Hoffman, dressed as an...
Currier & Ives - Worth, Thomas - Cameron, John, Approximately 1828 - Cameron, John