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Andrew Jackson, president of the United States / painted by W.J. Hubard ; C.G. Childs Lithr.; drawn by A. Newsam, pupil to C.G. Childs.

Andrew Jackson, president of the United States / painted by W.J. Hubar...

Print shows Andrew Jackson, full-length portrait, sitting in a chair, facing front, with legs crossed and hands on lap.

[William Howard Taft, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, in a mason's garb]

[William Howard Taft, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, in...

Copyright Alex. Washn. Lodge #22, A.F.& A.M., Alexandria, Va.

George Washington, Esq'r. - general and commander in chief of the Continental Army in America / done from an original, drawn from the life by Alex'r. Campbell, of Williamsburgh in Virginia ; Ioh. Martin Will excud. Aug. Vind.

George Washington, Esq'r. - general and commander in chief of the Cont...

Print shows George Washington, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing right, wearing military uniform, gesturing with right hand toward battle in background. Title from item. Formerly filed under: PGA ... More

[Title page of "Thoughts on Government" by John Adams, 1776]

[Title page of "Thoughts on Government" by John Adams, 1776]

Illus. in: "Thoughts on Government" by John Adams, 1776 This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Pres I.; RBD; Shelf.

The glorious Washington and Gates

The glorious Washington and Gates

Print shows George Washington and Horatio Gates, head-and-shoulders portraits, profiles, facing each other. Title from item. Illus. in: Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, .... Boston : 1778, title page (cover). Pub... More

Gen'l. George Washington

Gen'l. George Washington

Print shows George Washington, half-length portrait, facing right, wearing military uniform; framed medallion on pedestal with nameplate. Title from item. Illus. in: The history of America, from its discovery b... More

General Washington

General Washington

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing uniform and hat; in oval. Title from item. Engraved for Murrays History of the American War. Illus. in: An impartial his... More

His excellency George Washington Esq'r. captain general of all the American forces

His excellency George Washington Esq'r. captain general of all the Ame...

Print shows George Washington, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing military uniform, gesturing with right hand holding a swagger stick, left hand resting on cannon barrel, military camp in the ... More

His excellency General Washington commander in chief of the united States of North America &c. / B.B.E.

His excellency General Washington commander in chief of the united Sta...

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile; in oval. Title from item. Illus. in: Portraits of generals, ministers, magistrates, members of Congress, and others, who have rendered ... More

Genl. Washington

Genl. Washington

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing military uniform, in oval medallion. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on verso: John Keyse Sherwin after John Trumbu... More

George Washington commander in chief of ye armies of ye United States of America / engraved by W. Sharp, from an original picture.

George Washington commander in chief of ye armies of ye United States ...

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing military uniform; in oval with olive branch on the right, a rattlesnake and liberty cap at top, and flags and cannon bar... More

[George Washington] / J. Norman sc.

[George Washington] / J. Norman sc.

Allegorical print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front; in medallion surrounded by Nature, Genius of Liberty, Fame, and Astrea. Title from item. After Copley portrait ca. 1765. Ill... More

His excy. John Adams, esq. / J. Norman sc.

His excy. John Adams, esq. / J. Norman sc.

John Adams, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right; in medallion.

1. General Washington 2. General Gates 3. Dr. Franklin 4. Präsid Laurens 5. Paul Jones / D. Berger sculp. 1784.

1. General Washington 2. General Gates 3. Dr. Franklin 4. Präsid Laure...

Print shows head-and-shoulders portraits of George Washington and Horatio Gates in right profile, Benjamin Franklin facing left, and Henry Laurens and John Paul Jones facing right. Title from item. Illus. in: A... More

[Silhouette of George Washington and bust portrait of Benjamin Franklin]

[Silhouette of George Washington and bust portrait of Benjamin Frankli...

Print shows right profile head-and-shoulders portrait of George Washington in oval facing oval containing left profile bust portrait of Benjamin Franklin. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Columbia... More

Page 217 from Thomas Jefferson's copy of The Federalist (1788)

Page 217 from Thomas Jefferson's copy of The Federalist (1788)

Illus. in: The Federalist, 1788, p. 217. Reference copy may be in Pres. File. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Pres. Ind.

Geo. Washington W. Grainger sculpt

Geo. Washington W. Grainger sculpt

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, in oval. Title from item. Hart, 806 Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).

Geo. Washington Grainger sculpt

Geo. Washington Grainger sculpt

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, in oval on pedestal with sword, scales, a map, oak branches, and a liberty cap (?) on a short staff. Title from item. Hart, 805... More

Geo: Washington

Geo: Washington

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile, wearing military uniform; in oval. Title from item. Printed at top: Engraved for the Ladies Mag. Portion of a watermark on bottom left:... More

Washington

Washington

Bust portrait of George Washington, facing right. Illus. in: New England Primer, 1797. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Publ. Ind.; Pres.; Allegory; Liberty; N... More

[General Washington]

[General Washington]

Proof print showing a partially filled-in outline of George Washington, full-length portrait, facing front, standing in front of a chair, right arm extended toward a table on the left, and holding a sword in le... More

George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facing left, in medallion cut from larger print

George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facin...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil on verso: A 43618. Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).

G. Washington who departed this life Decr. 14, 1799 aged 68

G. Washington who departed this life Decr. 14, 1799 aged 68

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, in medallion against a brick background, with text in a cartouche beneath the portrait.

Geoe. Washington Esqr. engraved by K. Mackenzie from an original picture

Geoe. Washington Esqr. engraved by K. Mackenzie from an original pictu...

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, wearing civilian clothes, in oval with stipple border. Title from item. Caption continues: late President & Commander in Chief ... More

General Washington engraved by W. Ridley, from an original picture in the possession of Saml. Vaughan Esqr

General Washington engraved by W. Ridley, from an original picture in ...

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, wearing civilian clothing, in oval. Title from item. Printed at top: European Magazine. Inscribed in pencil on lower left: Stua... More

George Washington, head-and-shoulders, facing left

George Washington, head-and-shoulders, facing left

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).

Geoe. Washington Esqr. engraved by K. Mackenzie from an original picture

Geoe. Washington Esqr. engraved by K. Mackenzie from an original pictu...

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, wearing civilian clothes, in oval with stipple border. Title from item. Caption continues: late President & Commander in Chief ... More

Geo Washington Edwin sculp

Geo Washington Edwin sculp

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left. Title from item. Hart, 364 Gift; L.M. Rabinowitz; 1948 Jan. 5. Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library o... More

G. Washington / B. Tanner, sc.

G. Washington / B. Tanner, sc.

Head and shoulders, facing right. Engraving by B. Tanner. Illus. in: M.L. Weems. A History of the Life and Death, Virtues and Exploits of General George Washington. Elizabeth-Town, [1802], frontispiece. Ref. co... More

Geo. Washington D. Edwin sc

Geo. Washington D. Edwin sc

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left. Title from item. Hart, 361 Baker, 210 Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).

Mrs. James Madison, (Dolly Payne) / from an original picture by Gilbert Stuart, in possession of Richard Cutts, Esq. M.D. Washington.

Mrs. James Madison, (Dolly Payne) / from an original picture by Gilber...

Mrs. James Madison, three-quarter length portrait, facing right, holding fan.

George Washington Stuart del. ad viv. ; L. Portman sc. ; A. Loosjes Pz. exc 1805

George Washington Stuart del. ad viv. ; L. Portman sc. ; A. Loosjes Pz...

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, in oval medallion. Title from item. Trimmed to within plate mark. Inscribed in pencil on verso: Gift, L.M. Rabinowitz Jan. 5, 1948. Hart,... More

Title page of James Madison, An Examination of the British Doctrine Which Subjects to Capture a Neutral Trade Not Open in Time of Peace (Phila.?, 1806?)

Title page of James Madison, An Examination of the British Doctrine Wh...

Illus. in: James Madison, An Examination of the British Doctrine Which Subjects to Capture a Neutral Trade Not Open in Time of Peace (Phila.?, 1806?), title page. This record contains unverified, old data from ... More

[Title page of M.L. Weems, The Life of George Washington; with Curious Anecdotes, Equally Houourable to Himself and Exemplary to His Young Countrymen, 1809]

[Title page of M.L. Weems, The Life of George Washington; with Curious...

No reference copy. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: PI; RBD; BI WORKS; Biogr.; Shelf. Sources checked: OCat. RETRO. Weems, Mason Locke, 1759-1825; ALA 1760.

James Madison, President of the United States / T. Sully del. ; D. Edwin fecit.

James Madison, President of the United States / T. Sully del. ; D. Edw...

James Madison, full-length portrait, standing in office, facing slightly left with right hand resting on table. Reference copy in PRES FILE - Madison, James, 1751-1836 Prints Full. Exhibited: "Creating the U.S.... More

Washington R. Sands sculp

Washington R. Sands sculp

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing military uniform. Title from item. Trimmed to within plate mark on three sides. Hart, 27 Gift; L.M. Rabinowitz; 1948 Jan... More

Geo. Washington. Engraved for the Washington benevolent society A. Reed sc. E.W. Con

Geo. Washington. Engraved for the Washington benevolent society A. Ree...

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Title from item. Printed at head of title: Engraved for the Washington Benevolent Society. Inscribed in pencil on verso: Gift L.M. Rabino... More

American generals / Tanner, Vallance, Kearny & Co. sc.

American generals / Tanner, Vallance, Kearny & Co. sc.

Print shows a composite of bust portraits of American generals during the War of 1812, including Henry Dearborn, Winfield Scott, Andrew Jackson, William Henry Harrison, Jacob Brown, and Zebulon Pike. Title from item.

General Washington

General Washington

Print shows General George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform and hat.

Gold medal presented to Jackson by Congress

Gold medal presented to Jackson by Congress

Print shows the obverse and reverse sides of a medal, with bust portrait of Major General Andrew Jackson. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil below image on left: By Fürst vide Loudat. Inscribed in pencil belo... More

General Jackson

General Jackson

Print shows Andrew Jackson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, wearing military uniform. Title from item. Reference copy filed in PRES FILE Jackson, Andrew In uniform Bust.

Genl. George Washington Stuart pt. ; Gimbrede sc

Genl. George Washington Stuart pt. ; Gimbrede sc

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left. Title from item. Printed below title: Engraved for the Biography of American Heroes. Hart, 377 Forms part of: Popular graphic ar... More

Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams, wife of President John Q. Adams

Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams, wife of President John Q. Adams

Photograph showing Mrs. John Quincy Adams, head-and-shoulder portrait, facing right. Title from item. Photo of portrait painted by Charles Bird King.

Funeral thoughts, excited by the death of John Adams and Thos. Jefferson on the Fourth of July, 1826, the jubilee of independence

Funeral thoughts, excited by the death of John Adams and Thos. Jeffers...

Broadside publ. in Boston following the deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, July 4, 1826. Reference copy may be in PRES FILE - Adams, John This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Cap... More

Letter from Thomas Jefferson, to Mr. Weightman, late Mayor of Washington

Letter from Thomas Jefferson, to Mr. Weightman, late Mayor of Washingt...

An allegory of printing and liberty, illustrating a broadside of a June 24, 1826, letter from Thomas Jefferson on American democracy. The female figure of Liberty displays to the Four Continents the art of prin... More

[Interior wall with architectural ornaments of the U.S. Capitol building with portrait of George Washington at Dorchester Heights by Gilbert Stuart and unidentified portrait of a man, possibly John Adams, on display]

[Interior wall with architectural ornaments of the U.S. Capitol buildi...

Title devised by Library staff. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 668. (DLC/PP-1996:032.13). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress).

To sweep the Augean Stable. For President, Andrew Jackson. For Vice-President, John C. Calhoun

To sweep the Augean Stable. For President, Andrew Jackson. For Vice-Pr...

Election ticket for Jackson delegates from various Ohio counties in the presidential contest of 1828, illustrated with an image of a straw broom. The broom, a traditional pictorial and literary symbol of reform... More

[United States Capitol] / C. Bullfinch delt. ; Childs dir.

[United States Capitol] / C. Bullfinch delt. ; Childs dir.

Print shows front or east view of the U.S. Capitol as it appeared in 1829, prior to the beginning of President Andrew Jackson's administration. Title from another impression. Trimmed above title and mounted on ... More

[Mrs. John Tyler, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

[Mrs. John Tyler, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

Title devised by Library staff. Photo of portrait.

Emily Tenessee Donalson, niece of President Jackson and White House hostess

Emily Tenessee Donalson, niece of President Jackson and White House ho...

Photograph showing Emily Donelson, head-and-shoulder portrait, facing right. Title from item. Photo of portrait.

Washington Maurin ...

Washington Maurin ...

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, above image of a man standing next to a tombstone labeled "Washington". Title from item. Gift; Louis M. Rabinowitz; Jan. 5, 1948.

.00001 the value of a unit with four cyphers going before it

.00001 the value of a unit with four cyphers going before it

A satire on dissension and political intrigue within Andrew Jackson's administration, surrounding the Spring 1831 resignations of several members of his Cabinet. In the center Jackson sits in a collapsing chair... More

Andrew Jackson. From the original painting in the possession of Col. C.G. Childs of Philadelphia / painted by W. J. Hubard ; engraved by J. Sartain.

Andrew Jackson. From the original painting in the possession of Col. C...

Print shows Andrew Jackson, full-length portrait, sitting in a chair, facing front, with legs crossed and hands on lap. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1998:151) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Libra... More

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson

18 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Bisbee.

"This is the house that Jack built . . ."

"This is the house that Jack built . . ."

Caricature shows Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, Francis Blair, William J. Duane, and others, with various animals. A crudely-drawn, anonymous satire on the Jackson Administration, alleging political intrigue... More

The experiment in full operation

The experiment in full operation

An anti-Jackson satire, critical of the President's federal treasury policy and of Vice-President Van Buren's influence on the administration's fiscal program. The print specifically attacks Jackson's plan to d... More

Troubled treasures

Troubled treasures

A crudely drawn anti-Jackson satire, applauding Henry Clay's orchestration of Congressional resistance to the President's plan to withdraw Treasury funds from the Bank of the United States. The print also attac... More

Andrew Jackson from the original picture painted for C.G. Childs / Hubard del. ; Childs & Inman lithrs.

Andrew Jackson from the original picture painted for C.G. Childs / Hub...

Print shows Andrew Jackson, half-length portrait, facing front. Includes a facsimile signature. Title from item. Stamped on bottom right of back: 41860. Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1833 by ... More

The grand national caravan moving east. / drawn by Hassan Straightshanks, under the immediate Superintendence of Maj. Jack Downing.

The grand national caravan moving east. / drawn by Hassan Straightshan...

A burlesque parade, led by Andrew Jackson and satirizing various aspects of his administration. The procession moves from right to left. At its head is Jackson, seated on a horse with Martin Van Buren cross-le... More

Gen. George Washington's Account with the United States, as written by himself, from 1775 to 1783

Gen. George Washington's Account with the United States, as written by...

Advertisement label for book, with bust portrait of Washington. LOT subject: Books. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Lithograph by Buel & Michelin, 189 Broadway, N.Y. Publishe... More

Andrew resolute Uncle Sam's faithful teamster, taking the produce of the farms, to another storehouse; and giving Uncle Sam his, reasons for so doing

Andrew resolute Uncle Sam's faithful teamster, taking the produce of t...

The artist supports Andrew Jackson's decision to withdraw federal funds from the Bank of the United States and distribute them among various state banks. Henry Clay and Bank president Nicholas Biddle's efforts... More

The political barbecue

The political barbecue

Andrew Jackson is roasted over the fires of "Public Opinion" by the figure of Justice in a cartoon relating to the controversy surrounding Jackson's removal of federal deposits from the Bank of the United State... More

J.Q. Adams / engd. by V. Balch from a painting by Durant.

J.Q. Adams / engd. by V. Balch from a painting by Durant.

Head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left.

Explosion of Biddle & Cos. Congress water fount

Explosion of Biddle & Cos. Congress water fount

A satire on the failure of the combined efforts of Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, John Calhoun, and Nicholas Biddle to thwart Andrew Jackson's treasury policy. In 1833 Jackson ordered that federal deposits be remo... More

Andrew Jackson. President of the United States

Andrew Jackson. President of the United States

Print shows Andrew Jackson, full-length portrait, sitting in a chair, facing front, with legs crossed and hands on lap.

"The government." No. 1, [Eye] take the responsibility

"The government." No. 1, [Eye] take the responsibility

A satire on Andrew Jackson's "Kitchen Cabinet," the pejorative name given his informal circle of close advisors. The print appeared during the heated controversy incited by Jackson's discontinuation of federal ... More

Andrew Jackson, with the Tennessee forces, on the Hickory Grounds (Ala.) A.D. 1814

Andrew Jackson, with the Tennessee forces, on the Hickory Grounds (Ala...

Print shows Andrew Jackson, full-length portrait, sitting on a horse, facing right, with military troops in the background on the lower right. Includes quotes by and about Jackson. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1903:41860).

James Monroe, Pres. U.S., 1758-1831

James Monroe, Pres. U.S., 1758-1831

Half lgth., facing right. Steel engraving by A.B. Durand after painting by J. Vanderlyn, copyrighted by James Herring. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: A/P/P I.; Pr... More

Hon. Martin Van Buren, Vice President of the United States

Hon. Martin Van Buren, Vice President of the United States

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Endicott

[George Washington]

[George Washington]

Print shows George Washington, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, wearing military uniform, holding sword at side in right hand, with left arm raised in parting gesture, aide with horse on th... More

All fours-important state of the game-the knave about to be lost

All fours-important state of the game-the knave about to be lost

The presidential campaign of 1836 viewed as a card game by a satirist in sympathy with the Whigs. Opposing candidates Martin Van Buren (Democrat) and William Henry Harrison (Whig) face each other across a card... More

High places in government like steep rocks only accessible to eagles and reptiles

High places in government like steep rocks only accessible to eagles a...

Campaign satire predicting Whig presidential candidate William Henry Harrison's ascendancy over Democrat Martin Van Buren. In the center of the print is a mountain with a statue of George Washington, "Pater Pat... More

Jinnoowine [i.e. "genuine"] Johnson ticket. "Carrying the war into Africa"

Jinnoowine [i.e. "genuine"] Johnson ticket. "Carrying the war into Afr...

An illustrated election ticket for the presidential campaign of 1836. Oddly, the ticket lists Ohio's Democratic electors for Van Buren while making a vicious and obscene slur on the wife of his running-mate Ri... More

General Jackson slaying the many headed monster

General Jackson slaying the many headed monster

A satire on Andrew Jackson's campaign to destroy the Bank of the United States and its support among state banks. Jackson, Martin Van Buren, and Jack Downing struggle against a snake with heads representing the... More

Democratic ticket. Going the whole hog

Democratic ticket. Going the whole hog

An illustrated election ticket for Martin Van Buren and Richard M. Johnson, listing Ohio Democratic electors for the presidential race of 1836. The ticket is illustrated with a small vignette of a man carrying ... More

The heads of two great nations have at last come to the situation of the two goats in the fable . . .

The heads of two great nations have at last come to the situation of t...

A pro-Jackson commentary on the confrontation between the United States and France over reparations due the U.S. under the Treaty of 1831 (See "Spirit of the Times" no. 1836-4). The situation reached crisis int... More

Democratic ticket. Stop Van!!!

Democratic ticket. Stop Van!!!

An illustrated election ticket for Martin Van Buren and Richard M. Johnson, listing Ohio Democratic electors for the presidential race of 1836. The ticket is illustrated with a small vignette of a man, possibl... More

Spirit of the times

Spirit of the times

Satire on the diplomatic crisis and threat of hostilities between the United States and France over the latter's refusal to pay indemnifications set by the Treaty of 1831. The situation was exacerbated by remar... More

Set-to between the champion old tip & the swell Dutcheman of Kinderhook -- 1836

Set-to between the champion old tip & the swell Dutcheman of Kinderhoo...

Satire on the presidential campaign of 1836, portraying the contest as a boxing match between Democratic candidate Martin Van Buren and Whig candidate William Henry Harrison. The artist clearly favors Harrison.... More

[Political cartoon showing Webster, Harrison, White, and Van Buren riding hogs; below is Democratic ticket of Van Buren and Johnson and Ohio Electors - 1836]

[Political cartoon showing Webster, Harrison, White, and Van Buren rid...

Photoprint of engraving. Appears to be a detail of broadside sheet reproduced in LC-USZ61-1654. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: Pol... More

Grand match between the Kinderhook poney and the Ohio ploughman

Grand match between the Kinderhook poney and the Ohio ploughman

A satire on the presidential contest of 1836, using the metaphor of a billiards game between Whig candidate William Henry Harrison (left) and Democrat Martin Van Buren. The artist is clearly on the side of Harr... More

On the way to Araby!

On the way to Araby!

Satire on the Jackson administration's continuing battle against the Bank of the United States. The print was specifically occasioned by the re-chartering of the Bank by the Whig-controlled Pennsylvania Legisla... More

Grand Virginia reel and scamperdown at the Whitehouse Washington

Grand Virginia reel and scamperdown at the Whitehouse Washington

Another satire on Andrew Jackson's conflict with French king Louis Philippe over French reparations due the United States under the Treaty of 1831. The artist blames vice-president Van Buren for escalation of a... More

New Salem, home of Abraham Lincoln 1831 to 1837.

New Salem, home of Abraham Lincoln 1831 to 1837.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. "Adopted as authentic by Old Salem Chautauqua Association, 1909." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 176 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as... More

Capitol fashions for 1837

Capitol fashions for 1837

A caricature of President Martin Van Buren issued during the Panic of 1837, strongly critical of his continuation of predecessor Andrew Jackson's hard-money policies. Particular reference is made to the Specie ... More

Whig bazaar

Whig bazaar

Publd. by H.R. Robinson, 52 Cortlandt St. N-York. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1837 by H.R. Robinson, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern Distr... More

New edition of MacBeth. Bank-oh's! Ghost

New edition of MacBeth. Bank-oh's! Ghost

Another satire on the Panic of 1837, again condemning Van Buren's continuation of predecessor Andrew Jackson's hard-money policies as the source of the crisis. Clay shows the president haunted by the ghost of C... More

Fifty cents. Shin plaster

Fifty cents. Shin plaster

Another mock shinplaster (see also nos. 1837-9 and -10 above). Again the artist attributes the shortage of hard money to the successive monetary programs of presidents Jackson and Van Buren, particularly to the... More

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