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The Funeral of Old Tammany

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Date made: 1836
Maker: Robinson, Henry R.
Place: New York, New York
Image size: Image: 9 1/4 x 19 1/8 in.; 23.495 x 48.5775 cm
ID number: DL*60.3385
Negative number: 2003-19788


Description:

Black and white print of a funeral procession. The editor of the "Courier & Enquirer" is driving the hearse, while the crowd of mourners made up of prominent politicians(Garrit Gilbert and William M. Price among them), office holders (one depicted was James Gulick), bankers and editors of other newspapers, follows on foot. Tammany Hall is depicted in the right background beneath an American flag flying at half mast. Additional dialog and phrases appear on the print.