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This Is the House That Jack Built

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Date made: 1840
Maker: Childs, John; Clay, Edward Williams
Place: New York, New York
Image size: Image: 20 x 13 3/8 in.; 50.8 x 33.9725 cm
ID number: DL*60.3357
Negative number: 2003-19775


Black and white print; ten scenes containing caricatures of Andrew Jackson, Amos Kendall, Martin Van Buren, Daniel Webster, William Henry Harrison, Henry Clay and other Jacksonian personalities. Each scene has verse below the image which is a parody on the nursery rhyme. An earlier 1834 version of this print with different political figures was published by Imbert and Clay.