The Radical Party on a heavy grade
1 print on wove paper : lithograph ; image 25 x 39 cm. | An election-year cartoon, predicting the victory of former New York governor Horatio Seymour in the presidential race. Here, Seymour's head hovers, glowing, above the White House, complacently watching a group of struggling Republicans. Republican candidate Grant and his running mate Colfax draw a wagon, the "Chicago Platform," loaded with supporters...
Currier & Ives - Cameron, John, Approximately 1828 - Ives, James Merritt
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The Smelling Committee
1 print on wove paper : lithograph ; image 24 x 35 cm. | The failed impeachment proceedings initiated by the Radical Republicans against President Andrew Johnson in 1868 are likened to a dead horse: exuding a great stench with no hope for revival. Several figures involved in the impeachment proceedings surround the rotting carcass of a horse wrapped in a blanket "impeachment," holding...
Currier & Ives - Cameron, John, Approximately 1828 - Cameron, John