Mediation and Pacification
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Mediation and Pacification

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Date made: 1846
Maker: Robinson, Henry R.; Clay, Edward Williams
Place: New York, New York
Image size: Image: 10 x 15 1/5 in.; 25.4 x 38.608 cm
ID number: DL*60.3438
Negative number: 2003-19914


Color print of Queen Victoria, President James Polk, and General D. Mariano Arista?, standing behind a cannon discussing the Mexican situation with Robert James Walker, who is kneeling before a large chest labeled U.S. Treasury. The chest contains bags of money which is being used as ammunition; the money is being shot across the Rio Grande to Mexico where a man in uniform (? Santa Anna) catches it in a bag labeled "Mexican Sub-Treasury." Additional dialog and phrases appear on the print.