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Uncle Sam in Danger

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Date made: n.d.
Maker: Whitley, Thomas W.
Place: New York, New York
Image size: Image: 10 3/4 x 15 5/8 in.; 27.305 x 39.6875 cm
ID number: DL*60.3429
Negative number: 2003-24540


Description:

Color print; caricature of Andrew Jackson, center, in the process of bloodletting seated, beardless Uncle Sam, who is clothed in an American flag. Martin Van Buren stands on the other side of Uncle Sam to the far right, in the role of an apothecary. Under Jackson's coattails, Amos Kendall is holding a pan for the blood, labeled "Safety Fund." To the left of Jackson stands Major Jack Downing in full dress uniform. Another man is seated on the far left in front of a ballot box. Dialog and additional phrases appear on the print.