THE NATIONAL DIME
WILL BE FUN DURING
THE PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN
Illustration shows a
gallery of presidential candidates, clockwise, from bottom left:
John Kelly as a card-playing pig, Chester A. Arthur as "The Snake
Charmer" charming a snake labeled "Stalwart Vote" with a horn
labeled "Patronage", Benjamin F. Butler as "What is it?", "Siamese
Twins Keifer [and] Robeson", John A. Logan as the "Wild Zulu on
the Warpath", "Carlisle, Morrison, [and] Hewitt" as a "Wax Group
of Three Heroes Who Perished in an Attempt to Reach the Pole of
Tariff Reform", "'Richelieu' Robinson" as a "Fire Eater", Charles
A. "Dana" as a "Screech Parrot", a cage containing an "Un-Happy
Family - N.Y. Board of Aldermen", an "Ancient Mummy Exhumed
Lately" labeled "1876 Fraud Issue - S.J.T.", John "Sherman" as
"The Man in the Bloody Shirt", Henry Watterson as a buffalo,
Whitelaw Reid as a giraffe, and Samuel J. Randall(?) as "The
Democratic White Elephant", William "Evarts" as the thin man,
Roscoe Conkling as the bearded lady, David "Davis" as the Fat
Lady, Robert Todd "Lincoln" and George F. "Edmunds" as "The Two
Giants", James G. Blaine as the tattooed man, T.C. "Platt" and
William "Mahone" as Tom Thumb and his bride, and Samuel S. "Cox"
as a dancing poodle. Also, a stuffed tiger labeled "Tammany" on a
pedestal labeled "Killed by Roosevelt".
Puck, v. 15, no. 371, (1884 April 16), centerfold.
1884 by Keppler & Schwarzmann.
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