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The Tammany Lords and Their Constituents, from Harper's Weekly, (September 2, 1871), p. 812
The Tammany Lords and Their Constituents, from Harper's Weekly, (September 2, 1871), p. 812
Artist:
Date:
1871
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood Engraving
Dimensions:
Image: 371 x 243 mm (14 5/8 x 9 9/16 in.)
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Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
1984.1.29
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Gift of Elizabeth S. Tower

Exhibition History:

CPLH, And if Elected... The Art and Politics of Thomas Nast, 30 June - 3 Sept 1984.

1) fat politicians in park toast their constituents with wine, lie in satirical bed of roses; top hats, champagne, fountain; 2) rent collector in top hat at door of slum apartment; man, wife, children have bed on floor.

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