Photo, Print, Drawing K N quick step dedicated to the Know Nothings
About this Item
- K N quick step dedicated to the Know Nothings
- A sheet music cover illustrated with an ornamental vignette and motifs alluding to the Know Nothing party. In the center a nocturnal procession of men in tricornered hats, holding bayonets and a banner with a skull and crossbones. From the crossbar of the banner hang a raccoon and a cock. The scene is framed by a grouping of American flags with a liberty cap and an eagle and shield (above) and by two trees. A raccoon crouches on the limb of a tree at left. Below are pumpkin vines and a rooster standing on a ledge near cornstalks. The raccoon, pumpkins, and cornstalks, all indigenous to North America and distinctly non-European, symbolize the xenophobic orientation of the nativist party. Winner & Shuster were prolific Philadelphia music publishers.
- A.E. Jones & Co.
- W.C. Peters & Son.
- Winner & Shuster.
Created / Published
- Philada. : Published by Winner & Shuster, 1854.
- - American Party--1850-1860
- - Eagles--1850-1860
- - Flags--United States--1850-1860
- Sheet music covers--1850-1860.
- - Philada. Published by Winner & Shuster, 110 North Eighth St. New York, Firth, Pond & Co. Boston, G. P. Reed & Co. Indianapolis, A. E. Jones & Co. Cincinnati, W. C. Peters & Son.
- - The Library's impression of the music sheet was deposited for copyright on August 16, 1854.
- - Title appears as it is written on the item.
- - Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 / Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1991, entry 1854-2.
- 1 print : lithograph printed in brown, blue, red, and yellow on wove paper ; 27.5 x 19 cm. (image)
Call Number/Physical Location
- LOT 10615-66 [item] [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- cph 3a20674 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a20674
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-USZ62-19431 (b&w film copy neg.)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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A.E. Jones & Co, W.C. Peters & Son, and Winner & Shuster. K N quick step dedicated to the Know Nothings. United States, 1854. Philada.: Published by Winner & Shuster. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2008661570/.
APA citation style:
A.E. Jones & Co, W.C. Peters & Son & Winner & Shuster. (1854) K N quick step dedicated to the Know Nothings. United States, 1854. Philada.: Published by Winner & Shuster. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2008661570/.
MLA citation style:
A.E. Jones & Co, W.C. Peters & Son, and Winner & Shuster. K N quick step dedicated to the Know Nothings. Philada.: Published by Winner & Shuster. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2008661570/>.