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Topic: politics and government

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Globo furbovolponico-politico-areostatico a prova di bomba e pistola

Globo furbovolponico-politico-areostatico a prova di bomba e pistola

Italian caricature of Italian statesman Francesco Crispi shown as a balloon "Ciccio" hovering above a group of men and women representing the country, the majority, the press, the opposition, the government, an... more

[Study for Corrupt legislation - figure at left]

[Study for Corrupt legislation - figure at left]

Drawing shows a girl in classical garb, facing right and holding a distaff and spindle, an allegory of idleness. This is a study for the mural Corrupt legislation, installed in the Jefferson Building of the Lib... more

Reading room vestibule. Anarchy / Elihu Vedder, Rome, 1896.

Reading room vestibule. Anarchy / Elihu Vedder, Rome, 1896.

Photo of semi-circular panel from mural entitled The Government in the Library of Congress Jefferson Building showing two women and one man nude or in classical garb with tools of destruction amid ruins labeled... more

[Good administration mural by Elihu Vedder, Jefferson Building, Library of Congress]

[Good administration mural by Elihu Vedder, Jefferson Building, Librar...

Photo of semi-circular panel in five-part mural called "Government" shows woman seated on "good administration" holding fair scale and a person on each side of her, all in classical garb.

Fun for the politicians, but rough on the business man / C.J. Taylor

Fun for the politicians, but rough on the business man / C.J. Taylor

Cartoon showing four men labeled populist, Democrat, silverite, and Republican tossing business man on sheet "politics".

Back to back in a hard storm / Dalrymple.

Back to back in a hard storm / Dalrymple.

Print shows Thomas C. Platt, on the right, kneeling on a small mound, praying, as a bolt of lightning labeled "Citizens Union" strikes at his feet from a storm cloud showing the face of Seth Low; he is back to ... more

"Accept me, or I'll let loose the tiger!!!" / Dalrymple.

"Accept me, or I'll let loose the tiger!!!" / Dalrymple.

Print shows Thomas C. Platt wearing a hat labeled "Boss Platt" and "Patronage Deals", holding back a hungry tiger labeled "Tammany", threatening a female figure holding a shield labeled "Greater New York".

State and treasury

State and treasury

Reproduction of mural in Library of Congress, Jefferson Building, showing allegory of state and treasury departments.

Singed paws / Dalrymple.

Singed paws / Dalrymple.

Print shows Benjamin F. Tracy as a cat who got his paws burned on a hot stove labeled "Mayoralty Campaign 1897" on which food labeled "Budget of Greater New York 70,000,000 Dollars" is cooking. Thomas C. Platt ... more

Arising from the turbulent sea of politics / C.J. Taylor.

Arising from the turbulent sea of politics / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows a fashionably dressed young woman with long ribbons labeled "Greater New York" standing on a floating shell on "Political Waters" with Thomas C. Platt and Richard Croker as mermaids.

The Tammany alliance / J.S. Pughe.

The Tammany alliance / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows the Tammany Tiger, well-dressed and sitting on top of a scale model of a building labeled "Tammany Hall"; it has made a puppet by tying a stick labeled "Platt's Dummy", with the head of Benjamin F. ... more

The tug of war / Keppler.

The tug of war / Keppler.

Print shows Thomas C. Platt as a crane and Richard Croker as a swan, tugging on a frog labeled "Greater New York".

He shouldn't have any trouble in choosing / Dalrymple.

He shouldn't have any trouble in choosing / Dalrymple.

Print shows Father Knickerbocker, symbolic figure of New York City, labeled "Greater New York" with a "Vote" in his pocket, deciding between the "Tammany" Tiger (John C. Sheehan?), on the left, representing "Sp... more

Driving the same old bargain / Dalrymple.

Driving the same old bargain / Dalrymple.

Print shows Thomas C. Platt standing next to a sign labeled "N.Y. State" and holding "N.Y. City Offices" under his arm, which he is planning to swap with Richard Croker, as the Tammany Tiger, who is standing ne... more

His condition - an unconditional surrender / Dalrymple.

His condition - an unconditional surrender / Dalrymple.

Print shows Thomas C. Platt offering his sword labeled "N.Y. Republican Boss" and a paper labeled "Nomination for Governor" to Theodore Roosevelt who is dressed as a Rough Rider; a pistol at Platt's feet is lab... more

A change of doctors the only thing that will save her / Keppler.

A change of doctors the only thing that will save her / Keppler.

Print shows a man wearing outdated clothing labeled "Mediæval Quack" administering a large pill labeled "False Pride" to a female figure labeled "Spain" reclining in a chair next to a small table on which is a ... more

New York's new solar system / Keppler.

New York's new solar system / Keppler.

Print shows Richard Croker as a radiant sun at the center of New York's "Solar System" with such figures labeled "Pawnbroker, Brewer, Laborer, Hayseed, Fireman, Gambler, Liquor Dealer, Contractor, Soubrette, [a... more

Pouf! goes the "league" / Dalrymple.

Pouf! goes the "league" / Dalrymple.

Print shows a large frog labeled "La Ligue Patriotique" and "Paul Déroulède" sitting on a lily pad labeled "Anti-Semitism"; standing on the shore is a man, wearing a phrygian cap and holding a paper that states... more

Sun and clouds / Curtis.

Sun and clouds / Curtis.

View across large body of water, taken on the Harriman Alaska expedition.

Packers / Curtis.

Packers / Curtis.

Group of men standing on board ship, Alaska, 1899.

They will dine in honor of Jefferson / Keppler.

They will dine in honor of Jefferson / Keppler.

Print shows three men, on the left, David B. Hill labeled "Peanut Politics", at center is Richard Croker wearing a hat labeled "To the Victor Belong the Spoils", and on the right, William Jennings Bryan labeled... more

Seal hunters in canoe at Glacier Bay / Curtis.

Seal hunters in canoe at Glacier Bay / Curtis.

Two native Alaskan people in boat.

Mrs. W.K. Vanderbilt

Mrs. W.K. Vanderbilt

Photograph shows Anne Harriman Sands Rutherfurd (1861-1940), the second wife of businessman William Kissam Vanderbilt. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015)

Mrs. W.K. Vanderbilt

Mrs. W.K. Vanderbilt

Photograph shows Anne Harriman Sands Rutherfurd (1861-1940), the second wife of businessman William Kissam Vanderbilt. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015)

Mrs. W.K.Vanderbilt, cameo portrait

Mrs. W.K.Vanderbilt, cameo portrait

Photograph shows Anne Harriman Sands Rutherfurd (1861-1940), the second wife of businessman William Kissam Vanderbilt. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015)

Arrival of the Governor General, Lord Minto, at Quebec /

Arrival of the Governor General, Lord Minto, at Quebec /

From Edison films catalog: This picture shows the Governor General, the Earl of Minto, accompanied by the Countess of Minto and their household, crossing the river in ice canoes. On the Quebec side the canoes f... more

A message from Mars / Frank A. Nankivell 1901.

A message from Mars / Frank A. Nankivell 1901.

Illustration shows congressmen standing outside the U.S. Capitol as a tall humanoid, dressed in pink, steps off a flying ship, he is holding a slip of paper that states "Don't destroy the trusts, we're afraid t... more

Mayor Low's novel plan and its great possibilities / Ehrhart.

Mayor Low's novel plan and its great possibilities / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows in the center, Mayor Seth Low sitting in a chair reading from a long list of his "Plans for this Week" to a group of reporters; in the vignettes to the right and left, someone is reading from... more

A tempting tail / Keppler.

A tempting tail / Keppler.

Illustration shows Uncle Sam as a peacock displaying his tail feathers which are labeled "Surplus". There are men on the right and the left with large scissors labeled "Shipping Subsidy, Rivers & Harbors, Nicar... more

Yale / Bristow Adams.

Yale / Bristow Adams.

Yale student jumping hurdle.

Inevitable / Keppler.

Inevitable / Keppler.

Illustration shows Columbia standing on a globe labeled "United States", holding a balance scale labeled "Constitutional Amendment" on which rests a large sword labeled "Centralized Government".

Regulars and irregulars-- but all arrayed against a common enemy / Keppler.

Regulars and irregulars-- but all arrayed against a common enemy / Kep...

Illustration shows New York Mayor Seth Low directing the bombardment of a Tammany Hall bunker flying a flag labeled "Tammany Graft"; several men, among them, Charles V. Fornes, pass shells labeled "Clean record... more

Justice versus prejudice / Keppler.

Justice versus prejudice / Keppler.

Illustration shows President Theodore Roosevelt, standing with right hand on the left shoulder of an African American man, standing to the left, and his left hand on a paper labeled "15th Amendment"; behind the... more

Merely another figurehead / Kep.

Merely another figurehead / Kep.

Illustration shows Tammany Hall boss Richard Croker as a pirate nailing a new figurehead labeled "McClellan" to the bow of a ship labeled "Tammany"; the old figurehead labeled "Van Wyck" lies on the ground.

[Gore Hall, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts]

[Gore Hall, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts]

Photograph shows exterior view of Gore Hall, Harvard University's library, designed by Richard Bond, and built 1837-1841.

George Kennan, 1845-1924

George Kennan, 1845-1924

Full lgth., seated, facing slightly left at typewriter.

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