Democratic Nominee Governor Horatio Seymour
A political cartoon of Horatio Seymour, an American politician. Seymour was governor from New York from 1853-1854 and 1863-1864. The caricature depicts Seymour as the Democratic Party nominee for President of the United States for the election of 1868 and how it "plunged him into a sea of troubles." Seymour lost the election to Republican Ulysses S. Grant.
Paine, Albert Bigelow Th. Nast: His Period and His Pictures (New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, 1904)
Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman