Photo, Print, Drawing Worrying the bull
About this Item
- Worrying the bull
- In a ring a large bull, wearing a ribbon marked "The Rough & Ready" between its horns, faces five matadors. The bull represents Zachary Taylor, nicknamed "Old Rough and Ready." The matadors are prominent Whigs, who hold capes expressing their varied expectations of the candidate. The matadors are (from left to right): Senator John J. Crittenden holding a "Wilmot [Proviso]" cape; New York editor James Watson Webb, who states, "We desire you to have--" [written on cape] "No Veto Power." An unidentified man (possibly Congressman John M. Botts) says, "We will have--" [on cape] "A National Bank." Daniel Webster insists, "We must have--" [on cape] "A High Tariff!" An unidentified man standing behind Webster exclaims, "I hope that we won't be Bulled!" In the background are stands crowded with spectators, above which flies a flag "U. S."
- Durang, Edwin Forrest, 1829-1911.
- Abel & Durang.
Created / Published
- Philada. : Publ. by Able [i.e., Peter E. Abel] & Durang, 1848.
- - Botts, John Minor,--1802-1869
- - Crittenden, John J.--(John Jordan),--1787-1863
- - Taylor, Zachary,--1784-1850
- - Webb, J. Watson.--(James Watson),--1802-1884
- - Webster, Daniel,--1782-1852
- - Wilmot proviso--1840-1850
- - Banking--1840-1850
- - Presidential elections--United States--1840-1850
- - Tariffs--1840-1850
- Political cartoons--1840-1850.
- - Probably drawn by E.F. Durang.
- - Title appears as it is written on the item.
- - Weitenkampf, p. 95.
- - 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 1848-47.
- 1 print : lithograph on wove paper ; 26.3 x 39.2 cm. (image)
Call Number/Physical Location
- PC/US - 1848.A141, no. 7 (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 3a12921 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a12921
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-USZ62-10499 (b&w film copy neg.)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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- Call Number: PC/US - 1848.A141, no. 7 (B size) [P&P]
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Chicago citation style:
Durang, Edwin Forrest, and Abel & Durang. Worrying the Bull. United States, 1848. [Philada.: Publ. by Able i.e., Peter E. Abel & Durang] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2008661509/.
APA citation style:
Durang, E. F. & Abel & Durang. (1848) Worrying the Bull. United States, 1848. [Philada.: Publ. by Able i.e., Peter E. Abel & Durang] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2008661509/.
MLA citation style:
Durang, Edwin Forrest, and Abel & Durang. Worrying the Bull. [Philada.: Publ. by Able i.e., Peter E. Abel & Durang] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2008661509/>.