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The Grand Duke's Reception

The Grand Duke's Reception

Columbia, "My long-lost Alexis! I am so glad you have come!"

Mephistopheles at Work for Destruction. A Bid for the German Vote.

Mephistopheles at Work for Destruction. A Bid for the German Vote.

William Sumner is signing a contract to sell arms to France.

The "Long and "Short" of It Is a General "Bust" Up in the "Street."

The "Long and "Short" of It Is a General "Bust" Up in the "Street."


The Presidential Fever on the Supreme Bench.

The Presidential Fever on the Supreme Bench.

Chief Justice -- "Mark but my fall, and that that ruin'd me. / Judge Davis, I charge thee, fling away...

The Haunted House; or, the "Murdered" Rag Baby Will Not Be Still.

The Haunted House; or, the "Murdered" Rag Baby Will Not Be Still.

Shake its gory locks at them until they make it vanish.

The Court of Death.  King Death's Distribution of Prizes.  Bacchus Takes the First Premium.

The Court of Death. King Death's Distribution of Prizes. Bacchus Takes the First Premium.

Possibly references the Prohibition movement in the 1870s.

Foreign Evangelical Alliance. Two Neros -- (Too Near-o). ; "You Are Getting Too Big for Your Cradle."

Foreign Evangelical Alliance. Two Neros -- (Too Near-o). ; "You Are Getting Too Big for Your Cradle."


"Poor Ignorant Black Man" Wants to Know, and You Noble White Gentleman Do Tell.

"Poor Ignorant Black Man" Wants to Know, and You Noble White Gentleman Do Tell.

Black question. "Whom do you mean by the People!" / White answer. "How dare you wave the Bloody Shirt...

[Thomas Nast at his desk.]

[Thomas Nast at his desk.]


Tweed Cartoon - "To The Victor Belongs The Spoils"

Tweed Cartoon - "To The Victor Belongs The Spoils"


Tweed Cartoon - The Victory Over Corruption

Tweed Cartoon - The Victory Over Corruption


At The Pioneer's Grave

At The Pioneer's Grave

The latter-day Brobdingnagian Tweedle-dees, who followed the footsteps of the late lamented Lilliputian...

What Game Are They Up To Now

What Game Are They Up To Now

Their "Jimmy" at work.

This "Street" Is Closed For Repairs

This "Street" Is Closed For Repairs


Two Great Questions

Two Great Questions

"Who is Ingersoll's Co?": N.Y. Tribune. Mr. Ingersoll: "Allow me to introduce you to my Co." | "Who stole...

"Keep them well in front of you, General, and don't trust their boo-hoo-ing."

"Keep them well in front of you, General, and don't trust their boo-hoo-ing."

Published in "Hearth and Home" magazine on March 20, 1869.

A Walking Match Between Two Editors

A Walking Match Between Two Editors

Murat Halstead. "Watterson! come back, and don't make a fool of yourself."

"It Never Rains But It Pours."

"It Never Rains But It Pours."

Kaiser William. "Uncle Sam's Claim is most in Accordance with the True Interpretation of the Treaty of...

New York. Excelsior.

New York. Excelsior.


Jewels Among Swine.

Jewels Among Swine.

"The police authorities, that do not enforce the law against the liquor traffic, that do not repress...

"What Are You Going to Do About It," if "Old Honesty" Lets Him Loose Again?

"What Are You Going to Do About It," if "Old Honesty" Lets Him Loose Again?


Church and State - No Union Upon Any Terms

Church and State - No Union Upon Any Terms


Carl is "Disgusted with American Politics."

Carl is "Disgusted with American Politics."

Uncle Sam. "Look here, stranger, there is no law in this country to compel you to stay."

A Few Washington Sketches.-- In the Senate.

A Few Washington Sketches.-- In the Senate.


"None But the Brave Deserves the Fair."

"None But the Brave Deserves the Fair."

Miss Columbia May to H. G. December. "Do you see any thing green in my eye?"

The Republic Is Not Ungrateful.

The Republic Is Not Ungrateful.

"It is not what is charged, but what is proved that damagesthe party defendant. Any one may be accused...

"The Promised Land," as Seen From the Dome of Saint Peter's, Rome

"The Promised Land," as Seen From the Dome of Saint Peter's, Rome


"Shylock, We Would Have Moneys and Votes."

"Shylock, We Would Have Moneys and Votes."


Keeping the Money Where It Will Do Most Good.

Keeping the Money Where It Will Do Most Good.

Uncle Sam. "Look out boys, they say he's a Caesar (seiz-er)."

Circumstance Alter Cases.

Circumstance Alter Cases.

U. S. G. "Let us Clasp Hands over the Bloody Chasm!"

Always Killing the Goose that Lays the Golden Egg.

Always Killing the Goose that Lays the Golden Egg.

Communist statesmen (without responsibility): "Nothing in it, after all; it's too bad; now I thought...

The Chinese Question

The Chinese Question

Columbia -- "Hands off gentlemen! America means fair play for all men."

Peace With a War Measure

Peace With a War Measure


A Dead Failure

A Dead Failure

"A gathering of the dead...a kind of love-feast against some ancient skelatons from the graveyard of...

The "Internationalists" Are to Make the World All One Millennium - (Chaos)

The "Internationalists" Are to Make the World All One Millennium - (Chaos)


The Emancipator of Labor and the Honest Working-People

The Emancipator of Labor and the Honest Working-People


Keynote of the Campaign.

Keynote of the Campaign.


"When this Cruel War is Over."

"When this Cruel War is Over."

Refers to the split in the National Union Republican Convention in 1872.

The Insult Returned.

The Insult Returned.

"Men and Brethren: The Cincinnatti Convention has proved a Fiasco, and it did not name the Next President!"...

"Let Us Clasp Hands Over the Bloody Chasm." - Horace Greeley

"Let Us Clasp Hands Over the Bloody Chasm." - Horace Greeley


Our President Puts His Foot Down, and the British Lion Will Have to Wriggle Out.

Our President Puts His Foot Down, and the British Lion Will Have to Wriggle Out.


They Both Lie Together in the Washington Arena.

They Both Lie Together in the Washington Arena.

Democratic Tiger. "I have reformed, and am tame now." Republican Lamb. "I -- I believe it!"

What the Senatorial Cabal Can Not "Blow Over."

What the Senatorial Cabal Can Not "Blow Over."


"Get Thee Behind Me, (Mrs.) Satan!"

"Get Thee Behind Me, (Mrs.) Satan!"

Wife (with heavy burden). "I'd rather travel the hardest path of matrimony than follow your footsteps." Refers...

Amphitheatrum Johnsonianum - Massacre of the Innocents At New Orleans, July 30, 1866.

Amphitheatrum Johnsonianum - Massacre of the Innocents At New Orleans, July 30, 1866.


Not So Easily Played Upon.

Not So Easily Played Upon.

U. S. G. "Will you play upon this pipe?" / C. S. "My lord, I can not." / U. S. G. "Tis as easy as lying,...

Will Robinson Crusoe (Sumner) Forsake His Man Friday?

Will Robinson Crusoe (Sumner) Forsake His Man Friday?

The boats crew that is going over there.

What H.G. Knows About Thraeshing.

What H.G. Knows About Thraeshing.

And now "he comes among us to ask that we adopt Him as our Party Chief!" -- New York World, June 6, 1872....

"Tammany Hall Will Whip Creation this Fall."

"Tammany Hall Will Whip Creation this Fall."

Hercules Morrissey. "Stand aside, Boys; I'll show you what muscle can do."

Will the Senator from Massachusetts Do This, to Make his Words Good?

Will the Senator from Massachusetts Do This, to Make his Words Good?

"Pile up the ashes, extinguish the flames, abolish the hate -- such is my desire" -- Sumner's letter,...

The Apple of Discord at the Geneva Tribunal.

The Apple of Discord at the Geneva Tribunal.


Any Thing to Get In.

Any Thing to Get In.

You can't play the old Trojan Horse game on Uncle Sam.

Thomas Nast, the cartoonist

Thomas Nast, the cartoonist


Civil Service Reform has Gone to Stay

Civil Service Reform has Gone to Stay


[Unidentified political cartoon referencing the New York Herald]

[Unidentified political cartoon referencing the New York Herald]


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