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In the jaws of death - a cold day for the Independent Party

Author:
Gillam, Bernhard, 1856-1896
Date:
1883-11-07
Description:
Print shows Puck's figure for the "Independent Party" in a small sailboat of that name, flying a banner labeled "Independents", sailing through icy waters among large icebergs. In the background two ships labeled "Tariff Reform" and "Civil Service Reform" have wrecked on icebergs. Among the faces in the icebergs are Rutherford B. Hayes, Roscoe Conkling, George M. Robeson, William Mahone, George F. Hoar, James G. Blaine, Jay Gould, Cyrus W. Field, John Sherman, John A. Logan, Whitelaw Reid, Samuel J. Tilden, Hubert O. Thompson, John Kelly, Charles A. Dana, Thomas Hendricks, Thomas F. Bayard, Winfield Scott Hancock, Benjamin F. Butler, Grover Cleveland, Ulysses S. Grant, Allen G. Thurman, Abram S. Hewitt, and Chester A. Arthur.
Subject:
Presidents--Elections, Shipwrecks, Icebergs, Sailing, Sailboats, Tariff, Civil service, Reformation, National Independent Party (U.S.), Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893, Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888, Robeson, George M. (George Maxwell), 1829-1897, Mahone, William, 1826-1895, Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904, Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893, Gould, Jay, 1836-1892, Field, Cyrus W. (Cyrus West), 1819-1892, Sherman, John, 1823-1900, Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886, Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912, Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886, Thompson, Hubert O. (Hubert Ogden), 1848-1886, Kelly, John, 1821-1886, Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897, Hendricks, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrews), 1819-1885, Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898, Hancock, Winfield Scott, 1824-1886, Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893, Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908, Grant, U. S. (Ulysses S.), 1881-1968, Thurman, Allen Granbery, 1813-1895, Hewitt, Abram S. (Abram Stevens), 1822-1903, Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o287842
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