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A way out of President Arthur's dilemma / Gillam.

A way out of President Arthur's dilemma / Gillam.

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. Title from item... more

Arthur's awkward "white elephant" / Gillam.

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... more

The great congressional tramp bullying the old women of the national household / Gillam.

The great congressional tramp bullying the old women of the national h...

Print shows George M. Robeson shabbily dressed as a tramp, standing in a doorway; Joseph W. Keifer, as a small dog with a cap labeled "Speaker" tied to its tail, stands behind Robeson, and on the floor at his f... more

Justice's "jimmy" / Gillam.

Justice's "jimmy" / Gillam.

Print shows New York State Supreme Court justice Theodoric R. Westbrook wearing the white robe of Justice and his head mostly bound with cloth, with the balance scale of justice at his feet, handing a crowbar, ... more

Shade of A.T.S.-- "Oh, if I could only find my body!" / Gillam.

Shade of A.T.S.-- "Oh, if I could only find my body!" / Gillam.

Print shows the spirit of Alexander Turney Stewart pulling out his hair as Henry Hilton posts "For Sale" notices on Stewart's commercial enterprises, including the "Grand Union Hotel", the "Windsor Hotel", the ... more

Another bombardment - the newspaper fleet firing on the Bedouins in Washington / Gillam.

Another bombardment - the newspaper fleet firing on the Bedouins in Wa...

Print shows newspaper editors Charles A. Dana, James G. Bennett, Carl Schurz, Henry Watterson, George W. Curtis, and Whitelaw Reid, as well as Puck, with a fleet of paper gunboats labeled "N.Y. Times, N.Y. Sun,... more

Hyenas at work / Gillam.

Hyenas at work / Gillam.

Print shows a pack of hyenas labeled "N.Y. Commercial, N.Y. Sun, N.Y. Herald, Washtn. Post, The Rosecrans Letters, [and] 306" crowded around a sepulchral monument to James A. Garfield labeled "Fame"; those hyen... more

A sop to Cerberus / Gillam.

A sop to Cerberus / Gillam.

Cartoon showing Chester Arthur, carrying rope "2nd term aspiration" and holding out "bill excluding Chinese for 10 years" as sop to three-headed dog "western vote." Illus. in: Puck, v. 11, 1882 May 17, p. 163.

Between two evils / Gillam [spelled backwards].

Between two evils / Gillam [spelled backwards].

Print shows a shabbily dressed man labeled "Intemperate Drunkard" on the left, a well-dressed man labeled "True Temperance" drinking a mug of beer at center, and a man labeled "Intemperate Teetotaler", wearing ... more

Will he cast his sword into the balance? / Gillam.

Will he cast his sword into the balance? / Gillam.

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

Our robber barons / Gillam.

Our robber barons / Gillam.

Print shows several rogues, Jay Gould labeled "R. Road Monopolist", William H. Vanderbilt labeled "Corporations", Cyrus W. Field labeled "Telegraph Monopoly", Russell Sage(?) labeled "Stock Jobbing", and George... more

Forgotten on purpose / Gillam.

Forgotten on purpose / Gillam.

Print shows a man labeled "Tax Payer" fallen on steps labeled "Congress", he has a large boulder labeled "War Taxes on Iron on Sugar on Cloth Salt Leather [and] Linens" strapped to his back. On the steps is a s... more

The new political pilgrim's progress - passing the ogre / Gillam.

The new political pilgrim's progress - passing the ogre / Gillam.

Print shows members of the 47th Congress carrying on their shoulders large money bags labeled "Surplus $150,000,000" and "Appropriations", and a sign that states "No large appropriations for the Navy whilst Rob... more

A sop to Cerberus / Gillam.

A sop to Cerberus / Gillam.

Print shows Chester A. Arthur offering a "Bill Excluding Chinese for 10 Years", in the shape of a Chinese man's face, to a three-headed Cerberus labeled "Western Vote" with the heads labeled "Demagogue, Hoodlum... more

Another restorer of antiquities à la Cesnola / Gillam.

Another restorer of antiquities à la Cesnola / Gillam.

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

The irrepressible log / Gillam.

The irrepressible log / Gillam.

Print shows a bear labeled "N.Y. Democracy" climbing a tree labeled "New York" and "N.Y. State Patronage Hive" to get at the honey, however a block of wood labeled "Tammany Kelly" suspended by a rope labeled "6... more

Will he cast his sword into the balance? / Gillam.

Will he cast his sword into the balance? / Gillam.

Cartoon showing Chester Arthur, dressed as a Roman, by "Republican scales," holding sword "patronage," with Mitchell "indepencent reps.," also dressed as a Roman, on one end of the scales, and James Donald Came... more

Edson's fix / Gillam after Gehrts.

Edson's fix / Gillam after Gehrts.

Illustration shows Franklin Edson lying on a dirt path labeled "Road to Honest Government", hanging onto the tails of two hogs going in the opposite direction, one with the face of John Kelly, labeled "Tammany"... more

Getting them into line for 1884 / Gillam.

Getting them into line for 1884 / Gillam.

Print shows Benjamin F. Butler as a military officer sitting on a horse, gesturing with his "Programme" to a snickering man labeled "Solid South" to get him to fall into line with Butler's support for his presi... more

A tail they can't twist / Gillam.

A tail they can't twist / Gillam.

Print shows Samuel S. Cox, Abram S. Hewitt, and William E. Robinson (waving a paper that states "The demands of 20,000,000 Irish-Americans") pulling on the tail of the British Lion who is resting its front paws... more

The rivals in Ohio / Gillam.

The rivals in Ohio / Gillam.

Illustration shows Allen G. Thurman on one side of a man labeled "Liquor Interest" and John Sherman on the other side; Thurman represents "The Ohio Democracy is the liquor dealers old friend!!", while Sherman e... more

The protectors of our industries / Gillam ; Mayer Merkel & Ottmann lith., N.Y.

The protectors of our industries / Gillam ; Mayer Merkel & Ottmann lit...

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.

Incorrigible / Gillam.

Incorrigible / Gillam.

Illustration shows Benjamin F. Butler as Topsy from Uncle Tom's Cabin, standing in front of an old woman labeled "Dem." who is holding a switch labeled "Discipline" behind her back. In the background, on the fl... more

Hopelessly bound to the stake / Gillam.

Hopelessly bound to the stake / Gillam.

Print shows a man labeled "Workman" tied to a stake labeled "Monopoly" and sitting on a flaming pile of logs with the faces of Jay Gould, William H. Vanderbilt, Russell Sage, Roscoe Conkling, Cyrus W. Field, Wh... more

Decoration-day, 1883 / Gillam.

Decoration-day, 1883 / Gillam.

Illustration shows a large group of politicians and others in a cemetery on Memorial Day, each seems to be grieving at gravestones that bear special messages, such as Pope Leo XIII standing in front of a stone ... more

In the jaws of death - a cold day for the Independent Party / Gillam.

In the jaws of death - a cold day for the Independent Party / Gillam.

Print shows Puck's figure for the "Independent Party" in a small sailboat of that name, flying a banner labeled "Independents", sailing through icy waters among large icebergs; in the background two ships label... more

The old partners in the new navy job / Gillam.

The old partners in the new navy job / Gillam.

Illustration shows John Roach and George M. Robeson dressed as 16th century soldiers, doing a song and dance routine on a stage; Roach is holding a paper that states "Contract for new U.S. Cruisers $2,440,000 a... more

Overtraining young horses / Gillam.

Overtraining young horses / Gillam.

Illustration shows a horse labeled "Butlers Policy" ridden by Benjamin F. Butler is kicking up its rear legs startling a horse labeled "Clevelands Policy" ridden by Grover Cleveland at the "Presidential Race-Co... more

The temptation / Gillam.

The temptation / Gillam.

Print shows John Kelly as the serpent labeled "Tammany" in the Garden of Eden offering an apple labeled "Harmony" from a tree labeled "Bossism" to "H.O. Thompson", as Adam, labeled "County Democracy" and Alexan... more

"Evacuation day" March 4th, 1885 - a Democratic dream / Gillam.

"Evacuation day" March 4th, 1885 - a Democratic dream / Gillam.

Print shows the Republican Party, laying down their arms, lead by Chester A. Arthur, with George M. Robeson, James G. Blaine, Roscoe Conkling, Whitelaw Reid, Carl Schurz, John Sherman, Charles J. Folger, Robert... more

Put 'em on ice! / Gillam.

Put 'em on ice! / Gillam.

Illustration shows Uncle Sam putting politicians, newspaper editors, and others on "Ice" in an icehouse to keep them cool until campaign time for the presidential election. Among those depicted are Ulysses S. G... more

"Puck" is not going to be left - he has a horse-show of his own / Gillam.

"Puck" is not going to be left - he has a horse-show of his own / Gill...

Print shows the interior of a barn crowded with horses and even more trying to get in, on the left, in the back, they are George M. Robeson, George F. Hoar, Rutherford B. Hayes, William Mahone, and Thomas C. Pl... more

Rip Van Winkle's return / Gillam.

Rip Van Winkle's return / Gillam.

Illustration shows a scene outside a building labeled "Washington Inn" with an image of the U.S. Capitol on the sign; a large group of Republican legislators, politicians, and others are laughing at an old man ... more

What 's in it? / Gillam.

What 's in it? / Gillam.

Illustration shows Uncle Sam sitting at a table in the "Congresssional Lunch Rooms", he is being served a large sausage labeled "Tariff Bill" by a waiter labeled "Republican", another waiter labeled "Democrat" ... more

He missed the chair, but he has the floor / Gillam.

He missed the chair, but he has the floor / Gillam.

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

William Tell Cleveland will not bow to the hat / Gillam.

William Tell Cleveland will not bow to the hat / Gillam.

Illustration shows Grover Cleveland, as William Tell, holding the hand of Franklin Edson, as his son, striding past a hat labeled "Tammany" perched atop a stick labeled "Ignorant Voters" around which Samuel S. ... more

The two dromios / Gillam.

The two dromios / Gillam.

Print shows an American cowboy talking to a British nobleman who is standing on papers labeled "Brutality, Vulgarity, Insolence, Arrogance, Selfishness, [and] Boorishness", with an "Invitation N. Pacific R.R. O... more

The Democratic smithy - odd shoes for the mule / Gillam.

The Democratic smithy - odd shoes for the mule / Gillam.

Illustration shows the interior of a blacksmith's shop where Samuel Randall, Abram Hewitt, and Benjamin Butler are putting oversized shoes labeled "Protection, Free Trade, [and] Incidental Tariff" on a mule lab... more

The political Sam'ls of Posen / Gillam.

The political Sam'ls of Posen / Gillam.

Print shows a large group of political peddlers trying to sell their goods to Columbia as mistress of the house. Among those shown are Samuel J. Tilden selling "Tribulation Toys", Benjamin F. Butler with "Elast... more

Let the political army have new drums also! / Gillam.

Let the political army have new drums also! / Gillam.

Illustration shows Ulysses S. Grant with his "Grant Boom" band comprised of Samuel J. Tilden, Lucius Q.C. Lamar, Roscoe Conkling, William W. Phelps, David Davis, James D. Cameron, John Sherman, James G. Blaine,... more

Who killed Hancock? / Gillam.

Who killed Hancock? / Gillam.

Print shows the ghost of Winfield Scott Hancock sitting on a throne in a banquet hall, Samuel J. Tilden pushes a frightened Charles A. Dana, as Macbeth, toward Hancock, Dana makes wild statements while waving a... more

The recruiting-sergeant and the tough subject / Gillam.

The recruiting-sergeant and the tough subject / Gillam.

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

A new way of "waking" the Democratic shaughraun / Gillam.

A new way of "waking" the Democratic shaughraun / Gillam.

Print shows a small, rustic room crowded with members of the Democratic Party, some dressed as old women, others drinking and smoking clay pipes; one man, the "Shaughraun" labeled "Democratic Party" is lying on... more

The whitwash is too thin / Gillam.

The whitwash is too thin / Gillam.

Print shows George F. Hoar standing in front of a monument that states "To the Eternal Shame of Massachus'tts - Conceived in Corruption Erected in Humanity [?] Tewkesbury"; his hat labeled "Republicans" is unde... more

The great rival advertising shows to "boom up" stocks / Gillam.

The great rival advertising shows to "boom up" stocks / Gillam.

Print shows three "advertising" sideshows, on the left, the "Great Northern Pacific R.R. Show Patronized by the European Aristocracy" with Henry Villard as the barker and Carl Schurz playing a drum; includes po... more

Gambling with death / Gillam.

Gambling with death / Gillam.

Illustration shows, at center, a capitalist, sitting on money bags labeled "Insurance Money" and leaning against several papers labeled "New Policy", gambling with the Grim Reaper, while all around them disaste... more

The great rival adverting shows to "boom up" stocks / Gillam.

The great rival adverting shows to "boom up" stocks / Gillam.

Print shows Henry Villard advertising the Northern Pacific Railroad and Rufus Hatch advertising Yellowstone Park Company to American and European investors. Title from item. Illus. from Puck, v. 14, no. 339, (1... more

The allies under the new flag - the Republicans and the monopolists train their guns on the workingmen / Gillam.

The allies under the new flag - the Republicans and the monopolists tr...

Print shows the Republican and monopolist allies raising a flag that states "Down with the Workingman and Up with the Tariff" in an artillery battery where they are aiming a cannon toward "Fort Labor" which is ... more

Our national dog-show / Gillam.

Our national dog-show / Gillam.

Illustration shows a dog show where a variety of breeds are competing; in the upper left corner, labeled the "Judges' Stand" are several newspaper editors, among them are James Gordon Bennett (N.Y. Herald), Whi... more

The true meaning of Republican harmony / Gillam.

The true meaning of Republican harmony / Gillam.

Illustration shows several Republicans in a temple, with a sacrificial lamb labeled "Civil Service Reform" at the base of a statue labeled "Patronage" with a trident labeled "Spoils"; among them are Chester A. ... more

Bravo! Señor Clevelando!! / Gillam.

Bravo! Señor Clevelando!! / Gillam.

Illustration shows Grover Cleveland, former mayor of Buffalo and current governor of New York, as a bullfighter standing with his right foot on the head a bison labeled "Buffalo Democracy" with one dart labeled... more

Blundering again! / Gillam.

Blundering again! / Gillam.

Print shows a group of Democrats on a log raft that is breaking up within sight of land, with two logs labeled "New Jersey [and] New York" coming loose and drifting away; there is a small sail labeled "Democra[... more

Barkis is willin' / Gillam.

Barkis is willin' / Gillam.

Print shows an Irishman man labeled "Democracy" standing at center, holding a small glass slipper labeled "'84 Presidential Nomination", with Samuel J. Tilden and Charles A. Dana as courtiers standing behind hi... more

The receiving-vault of the Republican politicians who defied public morality / Gillam.

The receiving-vault of the Republican politicians who defied public mo...

Illustration shows a procession carrying an embalmed James G. Blaine to place among other embalmed Republicans in an Egyptian tomb; among those previously embalmed are Thomas C. Platt, Stephen W. Dorsey, Thomas... more

"Me and Jack" / Gillam after a popular print.

"Me and Jack" / Gillam after a popular print.

Illustration shows James G. Blaine wearing shorts, sitting on a board extending over a pond with John A. Logan, as a dog, sitting next to him; a can labeled "Pro-Slavery" is tied to the dog's tail and there is ... more

"What are the wild waves saying, sister?" / Gillam.

"What are the wild waves saying, sister?" / Gillam.

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

One thing he can not shake off / Gillam.

One thing he can not shake off / Gillam.

Illustration shows Chester A. Arthur as a cat, with the spout labeled "'Soap' Campaign 1880", that has broken off a pitcher, around his neck; the pitcher labeled "N.Y. Ward Politics" lies on the ground nearby. ... more

The knight of the wind-bag enters the senatorial field / Gillam.

The knight of the wind-bag enters the senatorial field / Gillam.

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

Thanksgiving day, 1884 - "let us be thankful!" / Gillam.

Thanksgiving day, 1884 - "let us be thankful!" / Gillam.

Illustration shows a glum Thanksgiving Day feast with the downtrodden Republican presidential candidate James G. Blaine and his supporters "W.W. Phelps, [Roscoe Conkling at an open door], William Mahone, Cabot ... more

The honor of the country in danger / Gillam.

The honor of the country in danger / Gillam.

Illustration shows the spirits of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln looking at a throne draped with an American flag beneath a sign that states "This coming term will end the first hundred years of the Amer... more

Blind!! / Gillam.

Blind!! / Gillam.

Illustration shows a blind man labeled "Democracy", with the features of an Irishman, walking toward an abyss labeled "Defeat", carrying a cane labeled "Vacillation" and holding onto a leash tied to a dog with ... more

"Love's labor's lost" / Gillam.

"Love's labor's lost" / Gillam.

Illustration shows heavily tattooed James G. Blaine sitting on a stool while Whitelaw Reid, using a brush labeled "Tribune Excuses" and a "Explanation Pumice Stone", and William W. Phelps, using "Vindication Sa... more

The Presidential recruiting-office / Gillam.

The Presidential recruiting-office / Gillam.

Illustration shows the interior of a recruiting office for the presidency with Uncle Sam and Puck examining potential recruits against a height chart labeled, from low to high, "Notoriety, Popularity, Capabilit... more

The magnetic bunco-steerer and his confederate / Gillam.

The magnetic bunco-steerer and his confederate / Gillam.

Illustration shows, at left, on the sidewalk outside a gambling room labeled "Monopoly Club Shades", James G. Blaine and Benjamin F. Butler cornering a "Workingman" and trying to steer him into the gaming room;... more

Shylock's bad bargain / Gillam.

Shylock's bad bargain / Gillam.

Illustration shows Jay Gould as Shakespeare's Shylock from the Merchant of Venice, racing past the Doges' Palace in the Piazzetta di San Marco in Venice, being hounded by several men labeled "German Vote, Merch... more

"Stop thief!" / Gillam.

"Stop thief!" / Gillam.

Illustration, reminiscent of Thomas Nast's cartoon of the same title published in Harper's Weekly, October 7, 1871, hence "That trick is very stale", shows a group of monopolists and Blaine supporters scatterin... more

The slave-market of to-day / Gillam.

The slave-market of to-day / Gillam.

Illustration shows trade union laborers, some in chains labeled "High Tariff" and "Tariff", and one standing on a block labeled "Trade Unions", being auctioned by a man labeled "Protectionist Statesman" to capi... more

American millions and foreign nobility - the market where our girls buy - and get sold / Gillam.

American millions and foreign nobility - the market where our girls bu...

Illustration shows the "European Matrimonial Market" with wealthy American women on the right previewing European men of nobility who have fallen on hard financial times.

We claim everything - me & Jack / Gillam.

We claim everything - me & Jack / Gillam.

Illustration shows the tattooed legs and bottom of James G. Blaine and the tail of a dog labeled "We Claim Everything - Me & Jack" in a lake next to a bar of soap labeled "Hurrah Soap - to Remove Tattoo"; they ... more

Too many leaders / Gillam.

Too many leaders / Gillam.

Illustration shows a winter scene with a soldier labeled "Democracy" standing in front of a road sign that points in four directions "Free Trade, To Tariff Reform, To Protection, [and] No Policy", between his f... more

"Whitelaw Reid refuses to accept the New York senatorship" / Gillam.

"Whitelaw Reid refuses to accept the New York senatorship" / Gillam.

Illustration shows Whitelaw Reid, dressed as a dandy, turning away from a young woman labeled "N.Y. State" who is carrying a bucket labeled "Reform Milk" and headed in a direction indicated by a sign "To Reform... more

A chilly Christmas for the outcast orphans / Gillam.

A chilly Christmas for the outcast orphans / Gillam.

Illustration shows Benjamin F. Butler and Belva Lockwood as orphans wearing tattered clothing and standing in the snow outside a store labeled "G. Cleveland Holiday Goods" where a variety of foods are on displa... more

The national dime-museum - will be run during the presidential campaign / Gillam.

The national dime-museum - will be run during the presidential campaig...

Illustration shows a gallery of presidential candidates, clockwise, from bottom left: John Kelly as a card-playing pig, Chester A. Arthur as "The Snake Charmer" charming a snake labeled "Stalwart Vote" with a h... more

"Blaine will be vindicated in November" --N.Y. Tribune / Gillam.

"Blaine will be vindicated in November" --N.Y. Tribune / Gillam.

Illustration shows James G. Blaine, dressed like a Roman statesman, standing on a pedestal that states "What are you going to do about it", a phrase attributed to Boss Tweed. The ghost of Tweed stands behind Bl... more

Blundering in a perilous position / Gillam.

Blundering in a perilous position / Gillam.

Illustration shows a camel that has collasped under the weight of it's burden labeled "Amendments" and Samuel J. Randall who is riding on top; concerned travelers include John Kelly, Samuel J. Tilden, Henry Wat... more

Building the ark / Gillam.

Building the ark / Gillam.

Illustration shows Republican revelers in the foreground making music as they pass a reform ark being constructed in the background. Depicted are John Sherman playing pipes labeled "Southern Outrages", John Log... more

John A. Logan in 1859 / Gillam.

John A. Logan in 1859 / Gillam.

Illustration shows John A. Logan standing at center, holding a paper that states "No Interference with Slave-Hunters!", and looking over his left shoulder at two slave hunters rounding up a family of fugitive s... more

His boasted magnetism - and the kind of metal it attracts / Gillam.

His boasted magnetism - and the kind of metal it attracts / Gillam.

Illustration shows James G. Blaine as the "plumed knight" wearing cabbage leaves on his head with two plumes labeled "Brag" and "Bluster", and with a quill pen labeled "Gail Hamilton"; he holds a sword labeled ... more

A preliminary set-to / Gillam.

A preliminary set-to / Gillam.

Illustration shows James G. Blaine badly bruised after boxing a round against the "Ohio Secretary of State" who is slumped against the ropes; William W. Phelps and Whitelaw Reid attempt to revive Blaine with a ... more

Out of the frying-pan into the fire / Gillam.

Out of the frying-pan into the fire / Gillam.

Illustration shows James G. Blaine trying to climb over a wall labeled "National Garden Post No Bills" and "No Admittance to Lobbyists, Jobbers & Other Objectionable Characters"; he is carrying a bag over his s... more

Delilah Randall betrays the democratic Samson / Gillam.

Delilah Randall betrays the democratic Samson / Gillam.

Illustration shows Samuel J. "Delilah" Randall sitting in a chair labeled "Protection", holding scissors labeled "41 Democrats" in one hand and hair labeled "Tariff Reform Bill" in the other, his feet are resti... more

A moment of anxiety - who is going to get left? / Gillam.

A moment of anxiety - who is going to get left? / Gillam.

Illustration shows President Cleveland as Santa Claus standing in front of a fireplace where stockings are hung from the mantle; he has a large sack of toys labeled "Navy, Treasury, Interior, Justice, State, [a... more

The political Courtney / Gillam.

The political Courtney / Gillam.

Illustration shows a scene at a boathouse where an exhausted James G. Blaine, suffering from "Guano Gout", is being attended to by Jay Gould, Whitelaw Reid, George M. Robeson, William W. Phelps, and Stephen B. ... more

Puck's plan to relieve the country of two embarrassments - give Grant the surplus, and let him spend it on a little court of his own / Gillam.

Puck's plan to relieve the country of two embarrassments - give Grant ...

Illustration shows Ulysses S. Grant as a king sitting on a throne, surrounded by his courtiers, identified as Rev. J.P. Newman, Henry Ward Beecher, Roscoe Conkling, Jay Gould, George W. Childs, William Belknap,... more

Squeezed dry / Gillam.

Squeezed dry / Gillam.

Illustration shows John Kelly dressed as an old woman street vendor, sitting at "Mrs. J. Kelly Political Fruit Stand", selling "N.Y. Patronage Lemonade"; he has tossed to the gutter a lemon labeled "Edson" that... more

The true inwardness of the Tilden boom - the democratic tribes clamor for Sammy to strike his rocks / Gillam.

The true inwardness of the Tilden boom - the democratic tribes clamor ...

Illustration shows Samuel J. Tilden as Moses with two rays of light emitting from his forehead, standing with his back to a mountainside where some rocks look like barrels labeled with "$", and a sign that stat... more

The olympus of corruption - "Apollo strikes the lyre and charms the gods" / Gillam.

The olympus of corruption - "Apollo strikes the lyre and charms the go...

Illustration shows James G. Blaine as Apollo playing a lyre labeled "N.Y. Tribune" fashioned from the body of Whitelaw Reid, before a gathering of the gods on Olympus; among those present are Cyrus Field as Mer... more

Why they dislike him -- he will not prove himself a cat's-paw in the enterprise / Gillam.

Why they dislike him -- he will not prove himself a cat's-paw in the e...

Illustration shows Grover Cleveland as a lion with his paw on a monkey labeled "T. Grady" on top of a rock labeled "Civil Service Reform" near a small fire in which are roasting chestnuts labeled "City Spoils, ... more

No more of those hideous monuments! / Gillam.

No more of those hideous monuments! / Gillam.

Illustration shows Puck grabbing the arm of Uncle Sam who is staring in dismay at statues labeled "Coggswell, W.H. Seward Madison Square, Admiral Dupont Washington D.C., Custer West Point, George Washington Uni... more

"The sleeping party" / Gillam.

"The sleeping party" / Gillam.

Illustration shows a woman labeled "Republican Party" asleep in the background, with members of her court, some dressed as women, also asleep, in the foreground; depicted are Whitlaw Reid, Murat Halstead, Russe... more

The four Rips; or, twenty years behind the age / Gillam.

The four Rips; or, twenty years behind the age / Gillam.

Illustration shows Uncle Sam seated at a table in front of "Uncle Sam's Inter-State Market" with a businessman labeled "Northern Capital" on the right and an agricultural producer labeled "Southern Goods - Cott... more

There's a new policeman on the beat / Gillam.

There's a new policeman on the beat / Gillam.

Illustration shows two crooks labeled "Robeson" and "Roach" walking down a sidewalk, whistling; they are being trailed by William C. Whitney, Secretary of the Navy, as a policeman. Title from item. Caption: "Ch... more

They saw their "Flying Dutchman" - it crossed their path, and they were lost / Gillam.

They saw their "Flying Dutchman" - it crossed their path, and they wer...

Illustration shows the shipwreck of a ship that lost its course at the sight of the "Flying Dutchman" labeled "Speeches" with the face of James G. Blaine as the ship's figurehead and using the "Bloody Shirt" as... more

Gulliver-Cleveland takes possession of the enemy's fleet and deprives them of their strength / Gillam.

Gulliver-Cleveland takes possession of the enemy's fleet and deprives ...

Illustration shows President Cleveland as Gulliver with a rope labeled "Good Policy" tied to the ships of the "Republican Party" and pulling them toward the opposite shore where a group of men, among them Ambas... more

"The tribute to the Minotaur" - the interests of all other states sacrificed to the protection monster of Pennsylvania / Gillam with apologies to A. Gendron.

"The tribute to the Minotaur" - the interests of all other states sacr...

Illustration shows Samuel J. Randall seated at one end of a gondola and William D. Kelley standing at the other end calling out "to the Protection Minotaur of Pennsylvania", between them are several maiden wome... more

The two gobblers / Gillam.

The two gobblers / Gillam.

Illustration shows Jay Gould and William H. Vanderbilt wearing Roman togas, laughing between themselves as they "gobble" up telegraph and railroad companies to add to their monopolies.

The issue / Gillam.

The issue / Gillam.

Illustration shows John Kelly holding a shillelagh in one hand and a rope tied to an injured tiger labeled "Tammany" with bandages labeled "1880, 1882, [and] 1884" in the other, standing outside the "White Hous... more

The rehabilitation of the Democratic party / Gillam.

The rehabilitation of the Democratic party / Gillam.

Illustration shows a scene inside "Cleveland's Clothing Establishment" where President Cleveland and Thomas F. Bayard are fitting a man labeled "Reform Democracy" with the "Thos. Jefferson Pattern", while cabin... more

They will have to come to it / Gillam.

They will have to come to it / Gillam.

Illustration shows James G. Blaine and John Logan standing next to a grave as Whitelaw Reid places a wreath labeled "To the Memory of Discord" on the grave; the tombstone states "To the Memory of Sectional Stri... more

"Waiting" / Gillam.

"Waiting" / Gillam.

Illustration shows a black Labrador retriever labeled "Jack" sitting on a life preserver labeled "Re-election to U.S. Senate" on a board propped-up against the bank of a lake; sitting on the shore in the lower ... more