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[Grand Match between the Kinderhook Poney and the Ohio Ploughman]

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Date made: 1836
Maker: Robinson, Henry R.; Clay, Edward Williams
Place: New York, New York
Image size: Image: 9 5/8 x 17 3/8 in.; 24.4475 x 44.1325 cm
ID number: DL*60.3343
Negative number: 2003-19821


Description:

Black and white print with some hand coloring, interior scene, of William Henry Harrison and Martin Van Buren engaged in a game of billards. Harrison is attempting his shot while, at the opposite end of the pool table, Andrew Jackson holds a spotter decorated with eagles and looks on. On the wall behind Harrison is a portrait of George Washington; the wall behind Jackson contains a picture of Napoleon. Three additional spectators who are standing around watching the game are Daniel Webster, Henry Clay, and Richard Mentor Johnson, the Democratic Vice Presidential candidate (The figure of Johnson had previously identified as Thomas Hart Benton.) Additional dialog and phrases appear on the print. The title has been cut off below the copyright inscription.