Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Our country . . . home industry 1 print : woodcut with letterpress, on wove paper ; 31.7 x 26.1 cm. (image) | An anti-Jackson broadside issued during the 1824 presidential election campaign. The text strongly criticizes Jackson's anti-tariff platform and condemns him and William Coleman as advocates of British interests. The author also praises Henry Clay's support of American home industry. The illustrations symbolically represent Industry, Commerce, and Agriculture. The...
    • Date: 1824
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    To sweep the Augean Stable. For President, Andrew Jackson. For Vice-President, John C. Calhoun 1 print : woodcut with letterpress on wove paper ; 1.3 x 4.6 cm. | Election ticket for Jackson delegates from various Ohio counties in the presidential contest of 1828, illustrated with an image of a straw broom. The broom, a traditional pictorial and literary symbol of reform, is linked here to one of the mythological labors of Hercules -- his cleansing of the...
    • Date: 1828
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    Jackson delegate ticket. No "favored few, booted and spurred, ready to ride us legitimately by the grace of God" 1 print : woodcut with letterpress on wove paper ; 4 x 5.8 cm. | Election ticket with Democratic slate for governor and other Virginia state offices. The vignette illustration includes the seal of the state of Virginia with an eagle and cornucopiae. Below the vignette is the motto; "No bargain, sale or management--no war, famine, pestilence or scourge--no safe precedents. Right of Instruction."...
    • Date: 1828
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Jackson ticket. Honor and gratitude to the man who has filled the measure of his country's glory--Jefferson 1 print : woodcut with letterpress on wove paper ; 4.6 x 3.7 cm. | Prints number 1828-5 through 1828-10 make up a series of election tickets for John Van Laer Mcm.ahon and George H. Steuart, Democratic candidates for Baltimore delegates to the Maryland General Assembly in 1828. Each ticket bears a woodcut emblem and a motto. 1828-5 has a bust portrait of Jackson...
    • Date: 1828
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Jackson ticket. Agriculture, commerce and manufactures 1 print : woodcut with letterpress on wove paper ; 3 x 3.5 cm. | Election ticket with image of a three-masted sailing vessel.
    • Date: 1828
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Jackson ticket. Internal improvement by rail roads, canals, & c. 1 print : woodcut with letterpress on wove paper ; 2.5 x 5.5 cm. | Election ticket with image of a primitive locomotive pulling two freight cars.
    • Date: 1828
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Jackson ticket. Agriculture, commerce and manufactures 1 print : woodcut with letterpress on wove paper ; 4.8 x 5.6 cm. | Election ticket with image of anchor, bales, and barrels on a shore, and sailing vessels beyond. Trunk in foreground is labeled "Edes Print" (printer's imprint)?
    • Date: 1828
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Jackson ticket. American system. Speed the plough, the loom & the mattock 1 print : woodcut with letterpress on wove paper ; 2.3 x 3.3 cm. | Election ticket with image of an anvil and hammer.
    • Date: 1828
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    Jackson ticket. "Firm united let us be, rallying round our Hickory tree" 1 print : woodcut with letterpress on wove paper ; 3.2 x 3.2 cm. | Election ticket with image of a hickory tree.
    • Date: 1828
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Some account of some of the bloody deeds of General Jackson 1 print : woodcut with letterpress on wove paper ; 55.7 x 38.5 cm. (sheet) | One of the well-known "coffin hand bills" originated by Republican editor John Binns in his campaign against presidential candidate Andrew Jackson. The six coffins across the top of the broadside represent six militiamen executed under Jackson's orders during the Creek War in 1813. Other coffins represent soldiers and...
    • Contributor: Binns, John
    • Date: 1828
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Democratic ticket. Liberty & equal rights 1 print : wood-engraving and letterpress on wove paper ; 4 x 6.2 cm. (block) | An illustrated election ticket for Martin Van Buren and Richard M. Johnson, listing Ohio's Democratic electors for the presidential race of 1836. The ticket is illustrated with a wood-engraving of Van Buren as the "Little Magician," a nickname he acquired for his political adroitness. Dressed in a costume...
    • Date: 1836
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    Grand celebrashun ob de bobalition ob African slaver!!! 1 print : woodcut with letterpress on laid paper ; 11.5 x 19 cm. | Another in the "bobalition" series of broadsides parodying the manners, illiteracy, and dialect of Boston blacks. (See no. 1819-2.) This one is facetiously dated "Uly 14, 1825, 6 month and little more beside," suggesting it appeared in 1825 or 1826. It is illustrated with silhouette figures of black men,...
    • Date: 1825
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    A foot-race 1 print : etching on wove paper ; 21.4 x 27.5 cm. (sheet) | A figurative portrayal of the presidential race of 1824. A crowd of cheering citizens watch as candidates (left to right) John Quincy Adams, William Crawford, and Andrew Jackson stride toward the finish. Henry Clay has dropped from the race and stands, hand on head, on the far right saying, "D--n...
    • Contributor: Johnston, David Claypoole
    • Date: 1824
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    The pedlar and his pack or the Desperate effort, an over balance 1 print : etching and aquatint, with watercolor on wove paper ; plate 24.8 x 36.4 cm. | 2nd impression 1 print : etching and aquatint, with watercolor on wove paper ; plate 24.8 x 36.4 cm, sheet 29.1 x 45.5 cm. | A satire on the reverse impact of John Binns's anti-Jackson "coffin handbill" campaign during the presidential race of 1828. Editor-publisher Binns...
    • Contributor: Akin, James, Approximately
    • Date: 1828
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    The rats leaving a falling house 1 print : lithograph on wove paper ; 28.3 x 18.8 cm. (image) | A simpler and less animated composition on the same general idea as Edward W. Clay's ".00001" (no. 1831-1). Again Jackson is seated in a collapsing chair, with the "Altar of Reform" toppling next to him, and rats scurrying at his feet. The rats are (left to right): Secretary of War...
    • Date: 1831
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    .00001 the value of a unit with four cyphers going before it 1 print : lithograph on wove paper ; 29.2 x 22.2 cm. (image) | A satire on dissension and political intrigue within Andrew Jackson's administration, surrounding the Spring 1831 resignations of several members of his Cabinet. In the center Jackson sits in a collapsing chair, labeled "The Hickory Chair is coming to pieces at last." Seated on the arm of his chair is a...
    • Contributor: Clay, Edward Williams
    • Date: 1831
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    Old Jack, the famous New Orleans mouser, clearing Uncle Sam's barn of bank and Clay rats; ... 1 print : lithograph on wove paper ; 23.9 x 32.8 cm. (image) | A rare pro-Jackson satire on the President's campaign to destroy the political power and influence of the Bank of the United States. It was probably issued late in the presidential campaign of 1832, after Jackson's July veto of the bill to re-charter the Bank. (Weitenkampf tentatively dated the print 1833,...
    • Contributor: Williams, Michael
    • Date: 1832
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    "This is the house that Jack built . . ." 1 print : lithograph on wove paper ; 33.3 x 47.6 cm. (sheet, trimmed almost to border). | Caricature shows Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, Francis Blair, William J. Duane, and others, with various animals. A crudely-drawn, anonymous satire on the Jackson Administration, alleging political intrigue behind Jackson's September 1833 decision to remove federal deposits from the Bank of the United States. The cartoon...
    • Date: 1833
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    King Andrew the First 1 print : lithograph on wove paper ; 31.7 x 21.4 cm. (image) | A caricature of Andrew Jackson as a despotic monarch, probably issued during the Fall of 1833 in response to the President's September order to remove federal deposits from the Bank of the United States. The print is dated a year earlier by Weitenkampf and related to Jackson's controversial veto of...
    • Date: 1833
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    Troubled treasures 1 print : lithograph on wove paper ; 23.2 x 32.9 cm. (image) | A crudely drawn anti-Jackson satire, applauding Henry Clay's orchestration of Congressional resistance to the President's plan to withdraw Treasury funds from the Bank of the United States. The print also attacks Vice-President Van Buren's purported manipulation of administration fiscal policy. The title continues, "Shewing the Beneficial Effects of Clay &...
    • Contributor: Bisbee, R.
    • Date: 1833
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The grand national caravan moving east. 1 print : lithograph on wove paper ; image and text 23 x 33 cm, sheet 27 x 42 cm. | A burlesque parade, led by Andrew Jackson and satirizing various aspects of his administration. The procession moves from right to left. At its head is Jackson, seated on a horse with Martin Van Buren cross-legged behind him. Next is a devil playing a...
    • Contributor: Straightshanks, Hassan - Johnston, David Claypoole - Bufford, John Henry - Endicott & Swett
    • Date: 1833
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Grand fantastical parade, New-York, Dec 2d. 1833 1 print : lithograph on wove paper ; 33.3 x 50 cm. (image) | Another burlesque parade (see no. 1833-11), satirizing Andrew Jackson as a military hero and President and the local militia displays of the period. The print apparently portrays one of the mock processions actually held in New York during the 1830s. A motley array of characters, some of them on horseback...
    • Contributor: Straightshanks, Hassan - Endicott & Swett
    • Date: 1833
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    "Let every one take care of himself" (As the Jack ass said when he was dancing among the chickens) 1 print : lithograph on wove paper ; 28.1 x 39.5 cm. (image) | A satire attacking Andrew Jackson's plan to distribute treasury funds, formerly kept in the Bank of the United States, among "branch banks" in various states. The artist also alleges Vice-President Van Buren's manipulation of administration fiscal policy. Jackson appears as a jack-ass "dancing among the Chickens" (the branch banks) to...
    • Contributor: Imbert, Anthony,795
    • Date: 1833
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The experiment in full operation 1 print : lithograph on wove paper ; 32 x 43.1 cm. (image) | An anti-Jackson satire, critical of the President's federal treasury policy and of Vice-President Van Buren's influence on the administration's fiscal program. The print specifically attacks Jackson's plan to discontinue federal deposits in the Bank of the United States, and his "experiment" of placing them in selected state banks instead. The...
    • Contributor: Imbert, Anthony,795
    • Date: 1833
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    The decapitation of a great block head by the mysterious agency of the claret coloured coat 1 print : lithograph on wove paper ; 31.3 x 45.2 cm. (image) | A cryptic and anonymous satire probably referring to the 1834 "decapitation" of the wooden figure-head of Andrew Jackson, placed on the ship "Constitution" when it was refitted at Boston. The deed was perpetrated after Boston Whigs protested the newly-placed improvement. In a thunderstorm two ships, the "Independence" and "Constitution" are...
    • Date: 1834