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The receiving-vault of the Republican politicians who defied public morality

Author:
Gillam, Bernhard, 1856-1896
Date:
1884-06-11
Description:
A procession carries an embalmed James G. Blaine to a place among other embalmed Republicans in an Egyptian tomb. Among those previously embalmed are Thomas C. Platt, Stephen W. Dorsey, Thomas Brady, Ulysses S. Grant, Roscoe Conkling, George M. Robeson, Joseph W. Keifer, William P. Kellogg, and William Belknap. Among those carrying the embalmed Blaine, labeled "Nominated June 6, Embalmed Nov. 1884" are William W. Phelps, Whitelaw Reid, William H. Robertson, Powell Clayton, and Joseph Medill. Caption: The wire-pullers have nominated him; but the people will send him where they have sent the others.
Subject:
Presidents--Elections, Presidents--Election--Public opinion, Tombs, Mummies, Political corruption, Scandals--Political aspects, Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ), Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910, Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885, Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912, Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893, Clayton, Powell, 1833-1914, Dorsey, Stephen Wallace, 1842-1916, Brady, Thomas Jefferson, 1839-1904, Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888, Robeson, George M. (George Maxwell), 1829-1897, Keifer, Joseph Warren, 1836-1932, Belknap, William W. (William Worth), 1829-1890, Phelps, William Walter, 1839-1894, Kellogg, William Pitt, 1830-1918, Robertson, William Henry, 1823-1898, Medill, Joseph, 1823-1899
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=o287979
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