Photo, Print, Drawing Knock'd into a cock'd hat
About this Item
- Knock'd into a cock'd hat
- Zachary Taylor's presidential nomination at the Whig national convention in Philadelphia on June 9, 1848, is represented as a severe blow to Lewis Cass, nominated by the Democrats a few weeks earlier. The extremely simple cartoon shows a cannon ball, marked with a portrait of Taylor, expelled by a cannon marked "Philadelphia Convention." The ball slams Cass backward into a large hat.
- Currier, Nathaniel, 1813-1888.
Created / Published
- N.Y. : Pub. by Peter Smith [i.e., Nathaniel Currier], 1848.
- - Cass, Lewis,--1782-1866
- - Taylor, Zachary,--1784-1850
- - Presidential elections--United States--1840-1850
- - Philadelphia (Pa.)--1840-1850
- Political cartoons--1840-1850.
- Political cartoons--1840-1850
- - Entered . . . 1848 by P. Smith.
- - Pub. by Peter Smith [i.e., Nathaniel Currier], 2 Spruce St. N.Y.
- - The Library's impression of the print was deposited for copyright on July 10, 1848.
- - Title appears as it is written on the item.
- - Blaisdell and Selz, no. 20.
- - Weitenkampf, p. 91.
- - Forms part of: American cartoon print filing series (Library of Congress)
- - Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 / Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1991, entry 1848-18.
- 1 print : lithograph on wove paper ; 30.7 x 43.3 cm. (image)
Call Number/Physical Location
- PC/US - 1848.S656, no. 4 (B size) [P&P]
- American cartoon print filing series (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- cph 3a17241 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a17241
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-USZ62-14985 (b&w film copy neg.)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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- Call Number: PC/US - 1848.S656, no. 4 (B size) [P&P]
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Chicago citation style:
Currier, Nathaniel. Knock'd Into a Cock'd Hat. United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia, 1848. [N.Y.: Pub. by Peter Smith i.e., Nathaniel Currier] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2008661481/.
APA citation style:
Currier, N. (1848) Knock'd Into a Cock'd Hat. United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia, 1848. [N.Y.: Pub. by Peter Smith i.e., Nathaniel Currier] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2008661481/.
MLA citation style:
Currier, Nathaniel. Knock'd Into a Cock'd Hat. [N.Y.: Pub. by Peter Smith i.e., Nathaniel Currier] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2008661481/>.