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Street scene in London--winter evening / Ts. Nast.

Street scene in London--winter evening / Ts. Nast.

Crowded London street with food vendors, children in rags, and well-dressed men and women passing by. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1859 April 2, p. 212.

T. Nast & Frank Leslie

T. Nast & Frank Leslie

"Nast's first interview with Frank Leslie" on mat. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1936:0065.24). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Thomas Nast, Glass Negative, 1860s
A rebel guerrilla raid in a Western town / Th. Nast.

A rebel guerrilla raid in a Western town / Th. Nast.

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 6, no. 300 (1862 Sept. 27), pp. 616-617.

A gallant color-bearer / Th. Nast.

A gallant color-bearer / Th. Nast.

H. Alexander, the color-bearer of the 10th New York Regiment, clinging to American flag, after receiving three wounds. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 6, 1862 Sept. 20, p. 593.

The Civil War in America--Naval engagement in Hampton Roads: the Confederate iron-plated steamer Merrimac (or Virginia) running into the Federal sloop Cumberland / from a sketch by T. Nast.

The Civil War in America--Naval engagement in Hampton Roads: the Confe...

Illus. in: The Illustrated London news, 1862 April 5, p. 327.

A Rebel guerrilla raid in a western town / Th. Nast.

A Rebel guerrilla raid in a western town / Th. Nast.

Print shows a raid on a western town by a group of Confederate guerrillas who are abusing and executing the citizens, destroying property, and stealing whatever they can carry away. Title from item. Illus. from... More

After the battle - The Rebels in p[ossession] of the field / Th. Nast.

After the battle - The Rebels in p[ossession] of the field / Th. Nast.

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 6, no. 304 (1862 Oct. 25), pp. 680-681.

Historic examples of Southern Chivalry - Dedicated to Jeff. Davis / Th. Nast.

Historic examples of Southern Chivalry - Dedicated to Jeff. Davis / Th...

Composite of scenes of Confederates committing atrocities upon Negroes and Union soldiers. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 7, (1863 February 7), p. 88-89. Title and other information transcribed from caption car... More

The emancipation of the negroes, January, 1863 - The past and the future / Drawn by Mr. Thomas Nast.

The emancipation of the negroes, January, 1863 - The past and the futu...

Below rays of "Emancipation," a scene of African Americans enjoying a comfortable home life is flanked by scenes of the past, including the selling and abuse of slaves, and scenes of the future, including educa... More

The press, the field, the sketchbook / Th. Nast.

The press, the field, the sketchbook / Th. Nast.

Illustration shows various scenes showing a Harper's Weekly correspondent and artist at work in the field, sketching views and gathering information on the battlefield, in camp, and of contraband; two medallion... More

The Chicago platform / Th. Nast., Confederate States of America.

The Chicago platform / Th. Nast., Confederate States of America.

A deceptive broadside, ostensibly a pro-McClellan campaign piece but actually a piercing attack on the Democratic platform. In the center is a portrait of Democratic presidential candidate George B. McClellan... More

Franchise. And not this man? / Th. Nast.

Franchise. And not this man? / Th. Nast.

Columbia speaking, with hand on shoulder of Civil War soldier, who lost a leg in the war. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1865 Aug. 5, p. 489.

Pardon. Franchise Columbia. -- "Shall I trust these men, and not his man?" / / Th. Nast.

Pardon. Franchise Columbia. -- "Shall I trust these men, and not his m...

Centerfold prints show Columbia considering why she should pardon Confederate troops who are begging for forgiveness when an African American Union soldier with an amputated leg does not have the right to vote.

Making caps / Th. Nast.

Making caps / Th. Nast.

Woman sewing soldiers' caps. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 10, no. 489 (1866 May 12), p. 293.

The tearful convention / Th. Nast.

The tearful convention / Th. Nast.

Political cartoon mocking the National Union Convention of August 1866, showing Gen. Darius Couch of Massachusetts with Gov. James Orr of South Carolina; below, President Andrew Johnson cries as he reads about ... More

"The halt"--a scene in the Georgia campaign / Th. Nast.

"The halt"--a scene in the Georgia campaign / Th. Nast.

Illustration shows soldiers outside of house with woman and three children at door. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1866 June 30, p. 401, bottom illustration. "From a painting by Thomas Nast." Title from item.

Slavery is dead(?) / Th Nast.

Slavery is dead(?) / Th Nast.

Two illustrations showing: Slave being sold as punishment for crime, before Emancipation Proclamation; and African-American being whipped as punishment for crime in 1866. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1867 Jan. 12, p. 24.

Ignis fatuus / Th. Nast., Confederate States of America.

Ignis fatuus / Th. Nast., Confederate States of America.

Print shows men lurking in a swamp at nighttime; one man slices a poster entitled "Military Bill" with a knife; one man wears a hat that says "Ex-CSA"; snakes laugh in the foreground; and a will o' the wisp con... More

We accept the situation / Th. Nast.

We accept the situation / Th. Nast.

An African American man, a former Union soldier, proudly displays a slip of paper labeled "A vote" while a disgruntled former Confederate soldier, with a frown on his face, his hands in his pockets, and a torn ... More

Southern justice and the president's veto of the military government bill / Th. Nast.

Southern justice and the president's veto of the military government b...

Prints show a statue of a snake-haired man wearing a toga with a CSA belt holding a scale tipping in favor of the south; the unjust results of trials involving southerners and northerners; and depictions of atr... More

"This is a white man's government" "We regard the Reconstruction Acts (so called) of Congress as usurpations, and unconstitutional, revolutionary, and void" - Democratic Platform / / Th. Nast.

"This is a white man's government" "We regard the Reconstruction Acts ...

Cartoon showing man with belt buckle "CSA" holding a knife "the lost cause," a stereotyped Irishman holding club "a vote," and another man wearing a button "5 Avenue" and holding wallet "capital for votes," wit... More

The British lion disarmed / McLoughlin R(?) sc. ; Th. Nast.

The British lion disarmed / McLoughlin R(?) sc. ; Th. Nast.

Columbia, holding clippers labeled "Alabama claims", is clipping the claws of the "British" lion; a British flag flies above a fort on cliff in the background with American ships at sea on the left. Illus. in: ... More

Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving dinner / Th. Nast.

Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving dinner / Th. Nast.

Uncle Sam carving turkey at large table surrounded by men, women and children of different races; centerpiece is labeled "self-government/universal suffrage". Wood engraving by Thomas Nast. Illus. in: Harper's ... More

What a fall was there, my countrymen! / Th. Nast.

What a fall was there, my countrymen! / Th. Nast.

Cartoon showing ruins of Wall Street and other buildings, dead animals piled up on street, and sign reading "this 'street' is closed for repairs." Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 13, 1869 Oct. 16, p. 672.

Our common schools as they are and as they may be [Anti-catholic, anti-Tammany cartoon showing (1) "Sectarian Bitterness" of private schools; (2) "Distribution of the Sectarian Fund" - all to Catholic and none to public schools; (3) "Union is Strength" - children of all races and religions playing together] / Th. Nast.

Our common schools as they are and as they may be [Anti-catholic, anti...

Nast, Thomas, artist. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 14, (1870 February 26), p. 140. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: Cartoons; Schools; Church and state.

The Greek slave / Th. Nast.

The Greek slave / Th. Nast.

Cartoon showing Irish-American man handcuffed to stump, "Tammany rum", with slave driver standing behind him, surrounded by other illustrations of Irish-American men working and "slave drivers." Illus. in: Harp... More

Robinson Crusoe making a man of his Friday / Th. Nast.

Robinson Crusoe making a man of his Friday / Th. Nast.

Caricature about the attempts to civilize the American Indian. President Ulysses Grant is Crusoe and the American Indian is Friday. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1870 Feb. 12. This record contains unverified, ol... More

Music evening at the Capitol grounds, Washington D.C. / Drawn by T. H. Nast.

Music evening at the Capitol grounds, Washington D.C. / Drawn by T. H....

Microfilm copy of wood engraving after Nast. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1870 July 23, p. 472. No reference copy. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

"Time works wonders." Iago. (Jeff Davis) "For that I do suspect the lusty moor hath leap'd into my seat : the thought whereof doth like a poisonous mineral gnaw my inwards." -- Othello / Th. Nast.

"Time works wonders." Iago. (Jeff Davis) "For that I do suspect the lu...

Cartoon showing Jefferson Davis looking over his shoulder at Hiram Revels seated in the United States Senate. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1870 April 9, p. 232.

"Stop Thief" / Th. Nast.

"Stop Thief" / Th. Nast.

Cartoon showing Boss Tweed and his Tammany Hall henchmen running from N.Y.C. Treasury yelling, "Stop Thief"; caption countains appropriate quotation from Oliver Twist.

[A group of vultures waiting for the storm to "Blow Over" - "Let Us Prey"] / Th Nast.

[A group of vultures waiting for the storm to "Blow Over" - "Let Us Pr...

Illustration shows William "Boss" Tweed and members of his ring, Peter B. Sweeny, Richard B. Connolly, and A. Oakey Hall, weathering a violent storm on a ledge with the picked-over remains of New York City. Tit... More

"Move on!" Has the Native American no rights that the naturalized American is bound to respect? / / Th. Nast.

"Move on!" Has the Native American no rights that the naturalized Amer...

A policeman ordering a Native man to "move on" away from a voting polls around which are clustered stereotyped "naturalized" Americans. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 15, no. 747 (1871 April 22), p. 361. Refere... More

"Stop Thief!" / Th: Nast.

"Stop Thief!" / Th: Nast.

Illustration shows William "Boss" Tweed and members of his ring, Peter B. Sweeny, Richard B. Connolly (stumbling over the curb), A. Oakey Hall, Tom Fields, James H. Ingersoll, and James Fisk, Jr. joining a crow... More

The "BRAINS" that achieved the Tammany victory at the Rochester Democratic Convention / Th. Nast.

The "BRAINS" that achieved the Tammany victory at the Rochester Democr...

Boss Tweed represented as having a money-bag face. Another identifying feature is the $15,500 diamond stickpin. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1871 Oct. 21, p. 992. Ref. copy may be in BIOG FILE. This record conta... More

The President of the United States and his Cabinet for 1872(?) / Th. Nast.

The President of the United States and his Cabinet for 1872(?) / Th. N...

Illustration shows at center and under heading "'We Propose' (When things blow over) When?" William M. Tweed standing, holding a paper labeled "Political Economy by Boss Tweed", and in his shadow John T. Hoffma... More

The Only Thing They Respect or Fear. Cover for Harper's Wkly / Th. Nast.

The Only Thing They Respect or Fear. Cover for Harper's Wkly / Th. Nas...

Shows members of Tweed-ring cowering in fear of gallows.

Romish politics - anything to beat Grant / Th. Nast.

Romish politics - anything to beat Grant / Th. Nast.

Caricature of "Irish Roman Catholic invader", who is telling Horace Greeley: "The Y.M.C.A. want the Bible in the public school, assuming that this is a Christian country. We want the Priest, the Brother, and th... More

"Any thing for revenge!" - a la commune / Th. Nast.

"Any thing for revenge!" - a la commune / Th. Nast.

Group of men trying to pull down "The Republican column", a monument dedicated to U.S. Grant, Abraham Lincoln, the Union, and incidents related to the Civil War. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 16, no. 813 (1872... More

The apple of discord at the Geneva tribunal / Th. Nast.

The apple of discord at the Geneva tribunal / Th. Nast.

"William Tell" shooting arrow of peaceful arbitration from bow of settlement at man with apple labelled "Alabama claims" on his head as crowds observe. The last scene of the William Tell tragedy shows Tell lift... More

"Stone Walls Do Not a Prison Make" - Old Song. "No prison is big enough to hold the Boss." In on one side and out at the other / Th. Nast.

"Stone Walls Do Not a Prison Make" - Old Song. "No prison is big enoug...

Head of "Boss" Tweed sticking out of jail wall and his feet out another wall. Drawing by Thomas Nast. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1872 Jan. 6, p. 13. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4405 (1872). Th... More

The man with the (carpet) bags / Th. Nast.

The man with the (carpet) bags / Th. Nast.

Caricature of Carl Schurz carrying bags labeled, "carpet bag" and "carpet bagger South." Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 16, (1872 November 9), p. 880. Ref. copy in SSF(Gr) - RECONSTRUCTION (1863-1877) CARTOONS.... More

It is only a truce to regain power ("playing possum") / Th. Nast.

It is only a truce to regain power ("playing possum") / Th. Nast.

Horace Greeley with "C.S." (Carl Schurz?) coaxing an Afro-American to shake hands with two men, one wearing hat labeled "Ku Klux Klan" and one wearing hat labeled "Tammany," who are hiding weapons behind their ... More

The insult returned - "Men and brethren! The Cincinnati Convention has proved a fiasco, and it did not name the next president" / Th. Nast.

The insult returned - "Men and brethren! The Cincinnati Convention has...

Woman symbolizing Liberty(?) talking to men who are fighting, with signs on ground reading "spite", "insinuations", "envy", "misrepresentations", "malice", "slander", etc.; Uncle Sam and Ulysses S. Grant stand ... More

It is a bad rule that don't work both ways / Th. Nast.

It is a bad rule that don't work both ways / Th. Nast.

Uncle Sam speaking to the Geneva court about Alabama claims. Liberty(?) sits in the seat of judgement. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, vol. 16, no. 813, 1872 July 27, cover illustration.

Out of the Ruins / Th. Nast.

Out of the Ruins / Th. Nast.

Cartoon showing Pres. Grant helping female personification of America out of the wreckage of Wall Street, saying "I am glad to see that you are not seriously hurt. The houses in this 'Street' have been shaky an... More

The "long and "short" of it is a general "bust" up in the "street" / Th. Nast.

The "long and "short" of it is a general "bust" up in the "street" / T...

Explosion blowing up Northern Pole R.R. Co., the Bank of Inflation, Fire and Brimstone Company, etc. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 17, 1873 Oct. 11, p. 904.

The cradle of liberty in danger / Th. Nast.

The cradle of liberty in danger / Th. Nast.

Print shows General Benjamin Butler as a monstrous genie frightening an infant lableled "Boston, Mass." in a cradle labeled "Common Wealth of Mass." Title from item. Captioned: "Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum!" The Genie of Mas... More

The Union as it was The lost cause, worse than slavery / / Th. Nast.

The Union as it was The lost cause, worse than slavery / / Th. Nast.

Man "White League" shaking hands with Ku Klux Klan member over shield illustrated with African American couple with dead(?) baby. In background, man hanging from tree. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 18, no. 930... More

"Don't let us have any more of this nonsense. It is a good trait to stand by one's friends; but -" / Th. Nast.

"Don't let us have any more of this nonsense. It is a good trait to st...

Woman symbolizing Justice(?) talking to Ulysses S. Grant, who is reaching for paper "Shepherd rejected by the Senate ...", which is lying on floor. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 18, no. 916 (1874 July 18), p. 593.

"Halt!" "This is not the way 'to repress corruption and to initiate the Negroes into the ways of honest and orderly government.'" / Th. Nast.

"Halt!" "This is not the way 'to repress corruption and to initiate th...

Illustration related to the story "Louisiana and the rule of terror. A female figure of Justice swinging sword of Law into ranks of White Men's League, who are standing on body of African American man. Illus. i... More

Peace secure - safe and protected / Th. Nast.

Peace secure - safe and protected / Th. Nast.

Columbia, holding an olive branch, stands tall next to a massive gun barrel on and over which doves sit and fly, in the background, a soldier stands guard beneath the American flag waving in the breeze. Illus. ... More

Policy: a kick in the right direction / Th. Nast.

Policy: a kick in the right direction / Th. Nast.

Vulture kicking another vulture (holding "canal ring" and N.Y. Board' files) out of the "Deomocratic Party" offices. Cartoon by Thomas Nast. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1875 May 8, p. 388. Ref. copy may be in L... More

Out of one into another? U.S. "Now don't be frightened into that trap" / Th. Nast.

Out of one into another? U.S. "Now don't be frightened into that trap"...

Cartoon relating to Republican defeat of Tammany Hall candidates in 1875 elections. Uncle Sam is warning elephant ("Republican vote") to avoid entering "Reformed Tammany Hall", having just emerged, sweating, fr... More

[Cartoon relating to Republican defeat of Tammany Hall candidates in 1875 elections: "Tammany's Waterloo" trumpeting elephant standing on crushed remnants of "Reformed Tammany Hall"] / Th. Nast.

[Cartoon relating to Republican defeat of Tammany Hall candidates in 1...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1875 Nov. 20. Reference copy may be in LOT 4405. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Tammany Hall; Pol. elections...; Cartoons, US Nov... More

Honi-Soit-Qui-Mal-Y-Pense / Th. Nast.

Honi-Soit-Qui-Mal-Y-Pense / Th. Nast.

Political cartoon concerning the International Rifle Match between the U.S. and Ireland; British Lion tells Unicorn (holding "the law with regard to bearing arms in Ireland") to "Give him (Uncle Sam as Eagle ca... More

"News" in Washington / Th. Nast.

"News" in Washington / Th. Nast.

Spotted Tail, an Indian, telling Ulysses S. Grant that the press had published statements, to the effect that the Indians had stigmatized the Secretary of the Interior and Commissioner of Indian Affairs as liar... More

Peace insecure - afraid for her life / Th. Nast.

Peace insecure - afraid for her life / Th. Nast.

Columbia, clutching a dove to her breast, cowers beneath mock fortifications, a log for a gun barrel, a scarecrow for a soldier, along the coast of America; the flag, upside down, a sign of distress, meekly flu... More

The Good (pure white) Shepherd / Th. Nast.

The Good (pure white) Shepherd / Th. Nast.

Caricature of Rev. Samms of the Meade Memorial Episcopal Church, of Manchester, Va., who, dressed as a shepherd, is dismissing his flock of white sheep from the church because of the black sheep (an African Ame... More

Bottom Facts / Th. Nast.

Bottom Facts / Th. Nast.

Editorial cartoon showing diver looking about murky ocean bottom caption reads "House Naval Committee, in trying to get some evidence of corruption on the part of Robeson (George Maxwell Robeson, 1829-1897, Sec... More

Tweed-le-dee and Tilden-dum / Th. Nast.

Tweed-le-dee and Tilden-dum / Th. Nast.

Boss Tweed, as policeman, wearing uniform of convict, holding two boys by the collar with one hand, and holding up billy club with the other. Reform Tweed: "If all the people want is to have somebody arrested, ... More

A financial lesson / Th. Nast.

A financial lesson / Th. Nast.

Uncle Sam as eagle confronting John Bull (as lion) with sheet of "American Securities". Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1876 Aug. 19. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracin... More

A belle savage, Columbia (receiving congratulations from all parts of the world) / Th. Nast.

A belle savage, Columbia (receiving congratulations from all parts of ...

Columbia holding papers of congratulations from William Von Bismarck, Alexander II, V.E. Manuel, United States, Austria, and Poland. Behind her stand some of the men from whom she received the papers. A jester ... More

An Experiment worth trying / / Th. Nast. Inflation bridge of (sighs) size / Geo. Colt

An Experiment worth trying / / Th. Nast. Inflation bridge of (sighs) s...

One cartoon shows Indian on wheeled platform in front of War Dept. with Interior Dept. across the street. The other cartoon shows two men lifting rag baby to "Inflation bridge (sighs) size, with sign "Democrati... More

Hold the fort The spirit of the war revived ; The war was not, and shall not be, a failure / / Th. Nast ; drawn by Th. Nast.

Hold the fort The spirit of the war revived ; The war was not, and sha...

Print shows ghostly Union soldiers standing behind graves outside a fort with Washington, D.C. in the background. Title from item. Published in Harper's weekly, v. 20, no. 1032, 1876 October 7, pp. 812-813. Ben... More

Tilden's "Wolf at the door, gaunt and hungry" - Don't let him in / Th. Nast.

Tilden's "Wolf at the door, gaunt and hungry" - Don't let him in / Th....

Children trying to keep wolf, with collar "Democrat", and tag, "foreign Roman church," out of door with sign "The public-school system is the bulwark of the American republic and for its security the applicatio... More

"Bill passed providing for two new military posts" by the generous Democratic house / Th. Nast.

"Bill passed providing for two new military posts" by the generous Dem...

Cartoon showing Indians with skulls of U.S. Army soldiers. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1876 Aug. 5, p. 632.

"Fixing things" - a proper steering apparatus found / Th. Nast.

"Fixing things" - a proper steering apparatus found / Th. Nast.

Political cartoon showing Republican donkey tying cut-off tail of Democratic tiger.

Is this a republican form of government? Is this protecting life, liberty, or property? Is this the equal protection of the laws? / Th. Nast.

Is this a republican form of government? Is this protecting life, libe...

African American man kneeling by bodies of murdered African American people. In background sign reads, "the White Liners were here." Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1876 Sept. 2, p. 712.

Graphic Statue No. 58 - The Genius of Opera Bouffe / Th. Nast.

Graphic Statue No. 58 - The Genius of Opera Bouffe / Th. Nast.

Caricature of Jacques Offenbach conducting; captioned with complimentary poem.

The Ignorant Vote - Honors are easy / Th. Nast.

The Ignorant Vote - Honors are easy / Th. Nast.

Caricatures of a Negro and an Irishman evenly balanced on scale.

Death on economy. U.S. "I suppose I must spend a little on life-saving service, life-boat stations, life-boats, surf-boats, etc.; but it is too bad to be obliged to waste so much money" / Th. Nast.

Death on economy. U.S. "I suppose I must spend a little on life-saving...

Cartoon showing Uncle Sam looking at drowned bodies and shipwrecked Huron. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1877 Dec. 29, p. 1024.

In memoriam--our civil service as it was / Th. Nast.

In memoriam--our civil service as it was / Th. Nast.

Cartoon showing statue of Andrew Jackson sitting on hog atop tomb, "To the victors belong the spoils--A. Jackson". Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1877 April 28, p. 325.

The lightning speed of honesty [Uncle Sam seated on snail "45th Congress" carrying Army and Navy payroll and money, with Resumption Act (of honesty) in his pocket] / Th Nast.
The color line is broken / Th. Nast.

The color line is broken / Th. Nast.

Wood engraving shows Negro holding Democratic ticket over ballot box. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 21, (1877 December 8), p. 972. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracin... More

"The Noble Red Man" / Th. Nast.

"The Noble Red Man" / Th. Nast.

Caricature of Indians stalking settlers cabin with intent of "bloody murder." Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 22, (1878 August 10), p. 625 (incl. masthead of t.p.). Ref. copy in SSF(Gr) Indians cartoons. Title a... More

The new Indian war Now, no sarcastic innuendoes, but let us have a square fight / / Th. Nast.

The new Indian war Now, no sarcastic innuendoes, but let us have a squ...

Native man, "This is the Noble Red Man", standing on a chest of drawers between Carl Schurz, of the "Interior Department", and General Philip Sheridan, of the "War Department"; a peace pipe extends from his poc... More

Patience until the Indian is Civilised...so to speak / Th. Nast.

Patience until the Indian is Civilised...so to speak / Th. Nast.

Secy. of the Interior Schurz pacifying survivor of massacre by Indians.

The Secretary...investigating the Indian Bureau / Th. Nast.

The Secretary...investigating the Indian Bureau / Th. Nast.

Discovering fraud, corruption, etc..; related to Carl Schurz's attitude as Secy. of the Interior toward Indian Bureau. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1878 Jan. 26. Reference copy may be in LOT 4391 H. This record ... More

Will he dare do it? / Th. Nast.

Will he dare do it? / Th. Nast.

Title from item. Published in Harper's Weekly, 1878 March 2, p. 176. Forms part of: Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902. Illustrations and political cartoons by Thomas Nast which is part of: Ben and Beatrice Goldstein Foun... More

Root, hog, or die - Christopher Columbus Bennett has discovered the true Indian policy / Th. Nast.

Root, hog, or die - Christopher Columbus Bennett has discovered the tr...

Cartoon shows James Gordon Bennett, publisher of N.Y. Herald presenting armed Indians with farm implements labelled "Work or starve." Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1879 Nov. 8), p. 892. Ref. copy may be in SSF (... More

America for the Red Man. The most practical way of solving the Indian question / / Th. Nast.  Father Winter placing obstructions on the track / Bellew

America for the Red Man. The most practical way of solving the Indian ...

One illustration, on page with advertisements, showing Indian pointing to dock with sign "steamers for Europe" with crowds of people departing. Another illustration showing man carrying North Pole. Illus. in: H... More

Every dog...has his day - Red gentleman [Indian] to yellow gentleman [Chinese] "Pale face 'fraid you crowd him out, as he did me." / Th. Nast.

Every dog...has his day - Red gentleman [Indian] to yellow gentleman [...

African American in bg., resting on cotton bale, says "my day is coming." Illus. in: Harper's weekly, (1879 Feb. 8), cover. Ref. copy may be in SSF (Gr) - Predjudice and Antipathies. This record contains unveri... More

On the move / Nast.

On the move / Nast.

Sitting Bull to female personification of Canada: "Weep not, Great Mother; I must...go back to the liars and cheats" [of the U.S.] Illus. in: Harper's weekly, (1879 March 22), p. 232. Ref. copy may be in SSF - ... More

Death at the polls, and free from "federal interference" / Th. Nast.

Death at the polls, and free from "federal interference" / Th. Nast.

Skeleton "solid Southern shot gun" holding shotgun at polls, to prevent African Americans from voting. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 23, no. 1190 (1879 Oct. 18), p. 821.

Making white men "good" / Th. Nast.

Making white men "good" / Th. Nast.

Indian, Little Hatchet, saying, "Me know nothing about White River massacre. White man bad; steal, kill, get drunk, and lie. Me good--make pale face 'good' too." Little Hatchet probably refers to chief Ouray fr... More

Stranger things have happened. Hold on, and you may walk over the sluggish animal up there yet / Th. Nast.

Stranger things have happened. Hold on, and you may walk over the slug...

Cartoon showing Thomas F. Bayard holding on to tail of Democratic donkey, which is going over cliff, and man standing by Republican elephant, which is lying on ground; the White House in background, with flag "... More

The (Indians) Interior Department coming to its senses ; We are strong in conceit / Th. Nast.

The (Indians) Interior Department coming to its senses ; We are strong...

Two cartoons, the left image showing Secretary Schurz saying to Indians, "Wilful waste makes woful [sic] want." The right image showing an "iron-clad" and fort made of playing cards surrounded by text: "We are ... More

The Herald of relief from America / Th. Nast.

The Herald of relief from America / Th. Nast.

Woman, on shore of Ireland, holding up a sign for help to American ships; her foot rests on rock enscribed "we are starving". Family huddled behind her. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1880 Feb. 28, p. 129.

Give the natives a chance, Mr. Carl / Th. Nast

Give the natives a chance, Mr. Carl / Th. Nast

Caricature of Sec. of Interior Schirg introducing Indians to "the Ballot [box] the great protector of the Age."

The European plan / Th. Nast.

The European plan / Th. Nast.

Maréchal MacMahon of France, using scissors labeled "Canal", is cutting a map of North and South America on which the Mason-Dixon line has been drawn through the Isthmus of Panama; John Bull stands to the left ... More

Trying to bully and browbeat each other / Th. Nast.

Trying to bully and browbeat each other / Th. Nast.

James G. Blaine as rhinoceros to Perry Belmont as badger: "I hope you will treat me as a gentleman. I am not in a police court to be badgered". Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v.26 (1882 May 13), p. 301. Reference ... More

"When the Spring-time comes, gentle"--Indian! Polygamous barbarian: "Much guns, much ammunition much whiskey, and much kill pale-face."/ / Th. Nast.  Exiles from Russia--their first day in New York / from a sketch by S.F. Yeager

"When the Spring-time comes, gentle"--Indian! Polygamous barbarian: "M...

Top illustration satirizing "reported alliance between the Mormons and Indians". Bottom illustration shows Jewish refugees from Russia with their belongings, in a marine terminal in the United States. Illus. in... More

Which color is to be tabooed next? / Th. Nast.

Which color is to be tabooed next? / Th. Nast.

Cartoon concerning Irish and Chinese immigration to the United States, showing "Fritz" and "Pat" seated at table talking. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1882 March 25, p. 192.

A Soldier's lot is not a happy one / Th. Nast.

A Soldier's lot is not a happy one / Th. Nast.

Soldier guarding starving Indian. Caption continues: "The rations of the Indian having been reduced, the military must prevent him from helping himself, and must guard him till he starves to death." Illus. in: ... More

(Dis-) "honors are easy." Now both parties have something to hang on / Th. Nast.

(Dis-) "honors are easy." Now both parties have something to hang on /...

Cartoon showing Republican elephant hanging onto Democratic tiger which is hanging onto Chinaman's pig-tail who is hanging onto branch of Liberty Tree which is being uprooted to topple all over cliff into rocky... More

Oscar Wilde on our cast-iron stoves.  Another American institution sat down on / Th. Nast.

Oscar Wilde on our cast-iron stoves. Another American institution sat...

Cartoon showing Oscar Wilde jumping from hot stove. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1882 Sept. 9, p. 575.

What a trifle may embroil nations! British lion to American eagle, "In the name of Queen Victoria, the royal family, and over a million of children, I demand his release." / Th. Nast.

What a trifle may embroil nations! British lion to American eagle, "In...

Sobbing, chiande elephant by sign "Barnum's American Dungeon", with America personified as eagle and Englad as lion. Engraving by Th. Nast. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1882), p. 351. This record contains unver... More

Innocence abroad (in search of a copyright) / Th. Nast.

Innocence abroad (in search of a copyright) / Th. Nast.

Illustration shows Mark Twain holding a copy of Prince and the Pauper as he stands at the border of Canada surrounded by vegetables and a barrel of flour, after Canada denied copyright for Prince and the Pauper... More

An independent victory / Th. Nast.

An independent victory / Th. Nast.

Cartoon showing Boss Kelly (?), dressed as Indian, holding knife behind back of Grover Cleveland.

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