Photo, Print, Drawing Now let the show go on! / F. Opper.
About this Item
- Now let the show go on! / F. Opper.
- Print shows Benjamin F. Butler standing on a stage dressed as a clown, a list of nominations for the 1884 presidential election trails from his pocket: "Last ... Greenback ... Convict Party ... Tewksbury Pauper ... Women's Suffrage ... His own nomination"; next to him Belva Lockwood has emerged through a hole in the stage floor carrying over her head a scroll announcing the "Nomination for Pres. Women's Rights Party." Butler holds a paddle labeled "Demagogism" and a string of sausages labeled "His Own Nomination, Womens' Suffrage Nomination, Tewksbury Pauper Nomination, Convict Party Nomination, Greenback Nomination, [and] Last Nomination".
- Opper, Frederick Burr, 1857-1937, artist
Created / Published
- N.Y. : Published by Keppler & Schwarzmann, 1884 September 17.
- - Butler, Benjamin F.--(Benjamin Franklin),--1818-1893
- - Lockwood, Belva Ann,--1830-1917
- - Presidential elections--1880-1890
- - Political campaigns--1880-1890
- - Women's suffrage--1880-1890
- - Clowns--1880-1890
- - Theatrical productions--1880-1890
- Cartoons (Commentary)--1880-1890.
- Magazine covers--1880-1890.
- Periodical illustrations--1880-1890.
- Periodical illustrations--1880-1890
- Magazine covers--1880-1890
- Cartoons (Commentary)--1880-1890
- - Caption label from exhibit of digital copy in Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote A Movement at Odds with Itself: Pioneering Woman Lawyer Runs for President. Belva Lockwood (1830-1917), the first woman lawyer admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, rejected suffrage leaders' appeals in 1884 to support Republican presidential candidate James G. Blaine, maintaining instead that women needed their "own party." Joined by California activist Marietta L. B. Stow (ca. 1830-1902) as her running mate, Lockwood and the National Equal Rights Party joined a crowded slate, which included Benjamin F. Butler on both the Anti-Monopoly and Greenback parties' ticket.
- - Title from item.
- - Caption: Arrival of the political columbine to join the political clown.
- - Illus. from Puck, v. 16, no. 393, (1884 September 17), cover.
- - Copyright 1884 by Keppler & Schwarzmann.
- 1 print : chromolithograph.
Call Number/Physical Location
- Illus. in AP101.P7 1884 (Case X) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- ppmsca 28232 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.28232
- cph 3g10511 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g10511
- cph 3c32175 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c32175
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-28232 (digital file from original print) LC-USZC4-10511 (color film copy transparency) LC-USZ62-132175 (b&w film copy neg.)
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- Call Number: Illus. in AP101.P7 1884 (Case X) [P&P]
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Chicago citation style:
Opper, Frederick Burr, Artist. Now let the show go on! / F. Opper. , 1884. N.Y.: Published by Keppler & Schwarzmann. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2011661827/.
APA citation style:
Opper, F. B. (1884) Now let the show go on! / F. Opper. , 1884. N.Y.: Published by Keppler & Schwarzmann. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2011661827/.
MLA citation style:
Opper, Frederick Burr, Artist. Now let the show go on! / F. Opper. N.Y.: Published by Keppler & Schwarzmann. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2011661827/>.