1832 Democracy 1864
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1832 Democracy 1864

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Date made: 1864
Maker: L. Prang and Company
Place: Boston, Massachusetts
Image size: Image: 9 x 14 1/2 in.; 22.86 x 36.83 cm
ID number: DL*60.3459
Negative number: 2003-19951


Description:

Black and white print depicting two political scenes. On the left is Andrew Jackson, standing in military uniform, looking angry, with his right arm raised in the air. Before him is Vice President John C. Calhoun, bowing before Jackson and asking "Pardon". Three other men stand behind Jackson and are also bowing. On the right side of the print, Jefferson Davis in caricature is standing with his back to Jackson, holding a whip in one hand and wearing a gun and a knife. He is facing George McClellan, who kneels on a stage labeled "Chicago Platform" and is holding out an olive branch to Davis. In the background are two soldiers that appear to be mocking McClellan. Kneeling alongside McClellan is vice presidential candidate George B. Pendleton. Dialog and additional phrases appear on the print.