Last Speech and Dying Confession
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Last Speech and Dying Confession

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Date made: n.d.
Maker: Baillie, James S.; Bucholzer, H.
Place: New York, New York
Image size: Image: 17 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.; 44.45 x 29.21 cm
ID number: DL*60.3413
Negative number: 2003-19817


Description:

Black and white print, caricatures of Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, Henry Clay, Thomas Hart Benton, and Theodore Frelinghuysen standing around a scaffold where Harrison Gray Otis, portrayed as a "coon" is standing with a noose around his neck. Jackson is in full military uniform, holding a sword in one hand and some kind of clock or timepiece in the other. Frelinghuysen is dressed in clergy robes and a newsboy is attempting to sell or give a copy of "Last Speech and Dying [Confession]" to Van Burn & Benton. Dialog and additional phrases appear on the print.