Photo, Print, Drawing Arthur's awkward "white elephant" / Gillam.
About this Item
- Arthur's awkward "white elephant" / Gillam.
- Print shows President Chester A. Arthur sitting on a rock with a large white elephant that looks like Roscoe Conkling standing next to him; Arthur is wondering how to get rid of the elephant. Uncle Sam, holding papers labeled "Conkling Declines", walks away from the "Supreme Court". Roscoe Conkling turned down Arthur's offer for a position on the Supreme Court.
- Gillam, Bernhard, 1856-1896, artist
Created / Published
- N.Y. : Published by Keppler & Schwarzmann, 1882 March 15.
- - Arthur, Chester Alan,--1829-1886
- - Conkling, Roscoe,--1829-1888
- - United States.--Supreme Court
- - Uncle Sam (Symbolic character)--1880-1890
- - Supreme Court justices--1880-1890
- - Elephants--1880-1890
- Cartoons (Commentary)--1880-1890.
- Magazine covers--1880-1890.
- Periodical illustrations--1880-1890.
- - Title from item.
- - Caption: "How shall I ever get rid of him? It won't do for me to have him on my hands in 1884!"
- - Illus. from Puck, v. 11, no. 262, (1882 March 15), cover.
- - Copyright 1882 by Keppler & Schwarzmann.
- 1 print : chromolithograph.
Call Number/Physical Location
- Illus. in AP101.P7 1882 (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 28457 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.28457
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-28457 (digital file from original print)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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Chicago citation style:
Gillam, Bernhard, Artist. Arthur's awkward "white elephant" / Gillam. , 1882. N.Y.: Published by Keppler & Schwarzmann. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2012645622/.
APA citation style:
Gillam, B. (1882) Arthur's awkward "white elephant" / Gillam. , 1882. N.Y.: Published by Keppler & Schwarzmann. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012645622/.
MLA citation style:
Gillam, Bernhard, Artist. Arthur's awkward "white elephant" / Gillam. N.Y.: Published by Keppler & Schwarzmann. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2012645622/>.