Cartoon shows a "Republican" squatting over an upturned crown, urinating into an upturned bishop's mitre. He supports himself with a staff on which is a liberty cap with the word "liberty" crossed out and "rebe... more
A procession of butchers led by two Negro fiddlers, and featuring a large bull. On the ground before the bull are a cleaver, saw, and other butcher tools. The print is dedicated to Pennsylvania's recently elec... more
Electoral ticket for John Quincy Adams, listing 24 Virginia electors. Illus. in: Rare Book Division. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.
A satire condemning the duplicity and conspiracy of the "Bucktail" faction of New York Democrats in their April 1824 ouster of New York's ex-governor DeWitt Clinton from his post as canal commissioner. The Lib... more
A pointed comparison of French and American governments, prompted by events surrounding American efforts in 1836 to force France to honor spoliation claims for American shipping losses suffered during the Napol... more
Republican Representative from Ohio, 1855-1861; Senator, 1861-1877, 1881-1897; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1877-1881. Photographer unidentified. Case: back only, oval frame design. Source unknown. Forms par... more
Whig Congressman from Ohio, 1831-1840; Governor of Ohio, 1840-1842; Senator, 1845-1850; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1850-1853; Republican Congressman, 1858-1861. Identified by Owen Blevins 4/2017 based on s... more
Handwritten note across top of songsheet: First sung in the loft over Geirson & Walihaus in warehouse, by eh author, in may 1860. Handwritten note under composer credit: afterward Major General in U. S. Army.
Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 122, Folder 9.
The familiar metaphor of the presidential contest as a boxing match is invoked once again. (For an earlier example see "Set to Between the Champion Old Tip and the Swell Dutchman of Kinderhook," no. 1836-12.) T... more
An early campaign portrait of Republican presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln. The bust portrait is based on Samuel M. Fassett's October 1859 photograph of the Illinois Republican. Below it is a small allegor... more
Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: 5215, 19, Jacob Merritt Howard. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prin... more
Crowd of mostly women watching Republican convention from upper gallery of a large hall. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, no. 177 (1860 May 19), pp. 312-313.
Print shows Hannibal Hamlin, half-length portrait, seated. He was Abraham Lincoln's vice-presidential running mate in the 1860 presidential election. Title from item. Exchange; Jacques Schurre; Jan. 24, 1950.
A caricature of Abraham Lincoln, probably appearing soon after his nomination as Republican presidential candidate. The artist contrasts Lincoln's modest posture at the Illinois Republican state convention in S... more
Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 4, (1860 October 13), p.648-649. File print in LOT 4406 (1860). Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: NY NYC Streets; NY NYC Squares; P... more
Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Alla N. Bates, Republican Office, Springfield, Mass.; bears 3 cent stamp; illegible postmark. Notation on recto: Soldiers letter. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (... more
An anti-Lincoln satire, showing the Republican incumbent and his supporters menaced by giant "Copperheads" (Peace Democrats). After a speech on May 1, 1863, asserting that the Civil War was being fought to fre... more
Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, inked on emulsion: 775; scratched into emulsion: Gen. Hunter, 29342 [crossed out], 116 [crossed out], 773; penciled on emulsion: 3... more
Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, inked on emulsion: D; penciled on emulsion: E.H. Rollins, Inter. Rev. Comm [?], 1061 [crossed out], 2341 [crossed out], 2496, 885 ... more
Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: 2089, Coumbus Delano, 2342 [crossed out], 884 [crossed out]. Commissioner of Internal Revenue from March ... more