Print shows Hugh McLaughlin with a label that states "Boss McLaughlin Hades", thrown from a pitchfork labeled "Resignation" toward John Kelly who is roasting on a grill over flaming coals in "Hades".
Print shows Ulysses S. Grant recommending to President Chester A. Arthur some "friends" of his as political appointees; all the men shown were involved in scandals during Grant's administration.
Print shows an Irishman sailing in a top hat with a sail labeled "Money Wanted Fur to Free the Ould Country!" mounted on a clay tobacco pipe; his coattails are labeled "Land League" and "Free Ireland". He is ju... more
Print shows Justice holding a large sword and carrying a lantern, with a cloth labeled "Justice" over her mouth, searching a cemetery, among tombstones labeled "Formed no opinion died 1660, Formed no opinion 16... more
Print shows Puck standing between John Kelly, on the left, in front of "Tammany Hall", holding a flag that states "Down with the Bloated Monopolists!!", he has F.B. Thurber in his coat pocket, and on the right,... more
Print shows John Kelly trying to bring Tammany Hall back to life by turning an electrical apparatus labeled "Deal with the Republicans" connected to an "Anti-Monopoly" device, then with wires spelling "Patronag... more
Print shows George M. Robeson dressed as a sailor and labeled "Leader of the Republican Party" and Republican Champion", leaning on a large duffle bag labeled "Surplus $150,000,000"; a group of men standing on ... more
Print shows Robert G. Ingersoll speaking from a stage in an auditorium filled with an audience whose heads are half-dollar coins; dangling from a cord at the edge of the stage is Thomas De Witt Talmage as a mar... more
Print shows John I. Mitchell labeled "Independent Reps." standing on one side of a balance scale labeled "Republican Scales" and "Penn"; he outweighs James D. Cameron who sits on the other side of the scale in ... more
Print shows a statue of Roscoe Conkling, with cloven hooves, seated on a bench labeled "Supreme Bench" atop a monumental tomb labeled "Sacred to the Memory of J.A. Garfield"; the monument is signed "Guiteau sculpt."
Print shows Charles A. Dana as an archaeologist who has just excavated a statue labeled "S.J.T." and "Buried in 1876" from "Greystone", behind which Henry Watterson, on the left, and John Kelly, on the right, g... more
Print shows a Chinese laundry ticket that states "Clothes are given to the person showing the check - all responsibility then ceases. None given without a check; if lost, goods cannot be claimed. Not responsibl... more
Print shows "G.W. Curtis" and "Jay Hubbell" as executioners, each wearing a mask and holding large axes labeled "Civil Service Reform Association" (Curtis) and "Republican Congressional Committee" (Hubbell). Cu... more
Print shows four elderly men wearing Masonic uniforms, standing between the Masonic pillars labeled "Boaz" and "Jachin" that look like barber poles; the men are performing a song and dance routine.
Cartoon showing Cyrus Field, Jay Gould, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and Russell Sage, seated on bags of "millions", on large raft, and being carried by workers of various professions.
Print shows Chester A. "Arthur" as a wealthy sheikh holding a rope attached to a fat cow labeled "Federal Patronage"; he turns away William "Mahone", as an old man, acestic or hermit, who has returned home from... more
Illustration shows a scene in a kitchen with a petite woman imploring her muscular Irish cook to continue in her duties; the cook shakes her fist in defiance.
Illustration shows William H. Vanderbilt, Jay Gould, and Cyrus W. Field in a small boat escaping from cannibals on an island where they have build a railroad, but refused to give the natives a reduced fare rate... more
Illustration shows a boxing ring with Henry Ward Beecher, Thomas De Witt Talmage, and the "Rev. Dr. Monck" who has knocked them both out at a "Tournament of Sensationalism"; he wears a bandana labeled "Holy Hea... more
Print shows Samuel S. Cox, as a court jester, booted off a podium by a man sitting in the "Speaker's Chair" in a congressional chamber, and about to land on the floor; he is holding a stick with balloons attach... more
Illustration shows Robert G. Ingersoll, attorney in the Star Route trials, pumping Montfort C. Rerdell, depicted as a pump, for more "Evidence" as Thomas J. Brady and Stephen W. Dorsey stand in the "Prisoners Box".
Illustration shows Benjamin F. Butler as a "Recruiting-Sergeant" holding a paper that states "Join the Butler Army OH! - Victory and Spoils in 1884", appealing to a man sitting on a chair, holding a "Southern V... more
Illustration shows a man whose offer of marriage has been rejected and is now determined to kill himself as a means of ending his suffering; he is sitting in a chair with two handguns, aimed at his chest, mount... more
Illustration shows Roscoe Conkling as a street musician singing in the street outside the "Washington Senatorial Opera-House", with him is a small dog labeled "Howard Carroll" who is holding a hat into which Pu... more
Illustration shows a man with hooks for hands and with labeles over his ears and mouth that state "Deaf" and "Dumb", hanging from one hook is a paper that states "Elected". Drowning in paper in the background a... more
Illustration shows Herbert Spencer as a statue of a large dog at the entrance to a public building emitting rays of light labeled "Science"; many diminutive men, wearing oversized top hats, scamper about with l... more
Print shows a woman labeled "Republican Party" in the "Condemned Cell" labeled "To Be Executed Nov. 6th 1883" of a jail, with Charles A. Dana labeled "Jailor" and Henry Watterson labeled "Turnkey"; Watterson lo... more
Print shows the interior of the "N.Y. Sun Editorial Rooms" where "Political Scandals [are] Promptly Attended to", also "Post Mortem Scandals Especially Desired", with elderly editor Charles A. Dana sitting at a... more
Illustration shows New York City Mayor William R. Grace as a rooster crowing over a defeated and demoralized John Kelly, Tammany Hall boss; Grace, an anti-Tammany Hall politician, was just re-elected mayor of N... more
Illustration shows James G. Blaine, dressed like a farmer with a patch labeled "Vindication" on his pants, standing next to John A. Logan who is dressed as a girl; they are on a beach looking out to sea, watchi... more
Illustration shows John Kelly and Benjamin F. Butler struggling against a waterwheel labeled "Cleveland Boom" driven by rushing water from a trough labeled "Popular Enthusiasm" in a millrace outside a "Reform Mill".
Illustration shows Roscoe Conkling and a court jester during proceedings in "Surrogate's Court - Hort Will Case"; papers extending from his pocket state "There's Millions in it" and "Fee".
Illustration shows William M. Evarts as a knight on horseback with Whitelaw Reid as his page who is blowing a horn labeled "Evarts Letter" outside the "Albany Legislature" castle to announce Evarts' arrival. Re... more