Court of Public Opinion, State of New Jersey  Whigs versus Tories .
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Court of Public Opinion, State of New Jersey Whigs versus Tories .

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Date made: n.d.
Maker: Whitley, Thomas W.
Place: New York, New York
Image size: Image: 8 3/4 x 11 in.; 22.225 x 27.94 cm
ID number: DL*60.3425
Negative number: 2003-20063


Description:

Black and white print; a convention scene with groups of men clustered around an obelisk in the center. A copy of "The Constitution" is propped up against the obelisk. In one group on the left, a man speaks from a podium. In the lower right corner is a caricature Andrew Jackson stepping on the "Constitution" in a vignette labeled "TORY"; on the lower left is a vignette labeled "WHIG" depicting "Liberty" holding "The Constitution" in one hand and a pole topped with a "Liberty Cap" in the other hand. Dialog and additional phrases appear on the print.