Horace Greeley's defeat in the 1872 Presidential Election - "dismounted from the Democratic steed."

Greeley's Defeat in 1872

Horace Greeley's defeat in the 1872 Presidential Election - "dismounted from the Democratic steed."

As usual, Horace Greeley puts his foot in it.

Greeley's Foot In It

As usual, Horace Greeley puts his foot in it.

Mixing day at Harper's Weekly - making mud to fling at Greeley.

Greeley's Mud Throwing

Mixing day at Harper's Weekly - making mud to fling at Greeley.

Horace Greeley's past editorials come back to haunt him.

Greeley's Past Editorials Haunt

Horace Greeley's past editorials come back to haunt him.

A reminder of Horace Greeley's past record, another feather in the hat.

Greeley's Past Record

A reminder of Horace Greeley's past record, another feather in the hat.

The Greenback Group (Pro-Inflation) made up of Senators Logan, Morton, Cameron, and Carpenter shown as "peevish schoolboys."

Greenback Group Caricature

The Greenback Group (Pro-Inflation) made up of Senators Logan, Morton, Cameron, and Carpenter shown…

The "murdered rag baby" of the Greenback Party will not be still.

Greenback Party Rag Baby

The "murdered rag baby" of the Greenback Party will not be still.

Title page made for Mrs. Grundy on Saturday July 8th, 1865.

Mrs. Grundy Page Title

Title page made for Mrs. Grundy on Saturday July 8th, 1865.

Mayor Oakey Hall as a stubborn jack-in-the-box.

Mayor Oakey Hall as Jack-In-The-Box

Mayor Oakey Hall as a stubborn jack-in-the-box.

New York Mayor Oakey Hall as "the last thorn of summer."

Mayor Oakey Hall as the Last Thorn of Summer

New York Mayor Oakey Hall as "the last thorn of summer."

Oakey Hall's glasses only in the very English legend, "H'all that's left."

Hall's Glasses

Oakey Hall's glasses only in the very English legend, "H'all that's left."

During the 1880 Presidential Elections, General Hancock and the Democratic Party is "starving for offices."

Hancock and the Democratic Party

During the 1880 Presidential Elections, General Hancock and the Democratic Party is "starving for offices."

General Hancock at odds with Senator Randolph for dismissing the Tariff Reform as "local question."

Hancock at Odds with Randolph

General Hancock at odds with Senator Randolph for dismissing the Tariff Reform as "local question."

Nast being held down by General Disposition to give President Hayes'' surrender policies a chance.

Hayes' Surrender Policies

Nast being held down by General Disposition to give President Hayes'' surrender policies a chance.

The championship fight between Heenan and Thomas Sayers, on April 17, 1860.

Heenan and Thomas Championship Fight

The championship fight between Heenan and Thomas Sayers, on April 17, 1860.

Abraham Hewitt as Don Quixote unhorsed after electoral disputes of 1876.

Hewitt as Don Quixote

Abraham Hewitt as Don Quixote unhorsed after electoral disputes of 1876.

Senators Hoar and Hawley accept Blaine.

Hoar and Hawley Accept Blaine

Senators Hoar and Hawley accept Blaine.

Nast shows New York corruption with Tammany as "The Power Behind the Throne" of Mayor Hoffman.

Mayor Hoffman's Corruption in New York

Nast shows New York corruption with Tammany as "The Power Behind the Throne" of Mayor Hoffman.

Nast depicts New York corruption as Tammany Hall contemplates Mayor Hoffman's Presidential bid. Hoffman: "It will be very difficult to sit on both of those stools at once. You know the Proverb, Boss!" Boss Tweed: "If you were blessed with my Figure, you could manage it."

Tammany Hall Contemplates Hoffman's Presidential Bid

Nast depicts New York corruption as Tammany Hall contemplates Mayor Hoffman's Presidential bid. Hoffman:…

A ring cartoon of 1868 showing Mayor Hoffman on a screen to cover the city frauds, a respectable screen covers a multitude of thieves by the "ring" in New York. Mayor Hoffman was the mayor of New York from 1866 - 1868.

Mayor John Thompson Hoffman Covering Frauds

A ring cartoon of 1868 showing Mayor Hoffman on a screen to cover the city frauds, a respectable screen…

"The Seat of War." Napoleon III trying to seat the Prince Imperial.

Prince Imperial Being Seated by Napoleon

"The Seat of War." Napoleon III trying to seat the Prince Imperial.

Army of the Frontier stands firm against Indian outbreaks, despite retrenchment, red-tape, and a political false economy.

Stand Against Indian Outbreaks

Army of the Frontier stands firm against Indian outbreaks, despite retrenchment, red-tape, and a political…

Indian outrages.

Indian Outrages

Indian outrages.

The right for the Indians / Native Americans to vote.

Indian's Right to Vote

The right for the Indians / Native Americans to vote.

Senator Daniel W. Voorhees repelling an exodus of washer-women from Indiana.

Indiana Invasion

Senator Daniel W. Voorhees repelling an exodus of washer-women from Indiana.

Capital divided the Dollar in front of Labourer.

Inflation Is As Easy As Lying

Capital divided the Dollar in front of Labourer.

"By inflation, you will burst. Uncle Sam: 'You stupid money-bag! There is just so much money in you; and you can not make it any more by blowing yourself up.'"

Inflationary Dangers

"By inflation, you will burst. Uncle Sam: 'You stupid money-bag! There is just so much money in you;…

The International Monetary Conference in Paris and how the silver currency is an unsound footing.

International Monetary Conference in Paris

The International Monetary Conference in Paris and how the silver currency is an unsound footing.

President Johnson's farewell, "farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness!"

President "Andy" Johnson Completes his Term of Office

President Johnson's farewell, "farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness!"

The President's joy at the result of the impeachment trial of 1868.

Impeachment of President Andy Johnson

The President's joy at the result of the impeachment trial of 1868.

Civil Service Reform is equal justice for both the briber and the bribed.

Justice for Briber and Bribed

Civil Service Reform is equal justice for both the briber and the bribed.

During the New York Election of 1879, John Kelly as the spider of the Tammany web. "'Come into my parlor,' said the 'Boss' spider to the New York fly."

Kelly and Tammany in 1879 Election

During the New York Election of 1879, John Kelly as the spider of the Tammany web. "'Come into my parlor,'…

During the 1880 Presidential Elections, John Kelly is excited that Tilden has given in and refuses the Democratic candidacy.

Kelly Excited that Tilden Gives In

During the 1880 Presidential Elections, John Kelly is excited that Tilden has given in and refuses the…

What's in a name?

Knights of Labor

What's in a name?

The Legal Pointer is off scent to get justice.

Legal Pointer Off Scent

The Legal Pointer is off scent to get justice.

The game of fox and geese; a view of the legal trials of the period.

Legal Trials of the Period

The game of fox and geese; a view of the legal trials of the period.

Caricature of Thomas Nast's first interview with Frank Leslie. Frank Leslie was a great publisher, in charge of the Weekly.

Frank Leslie Interview with Nast

Caricature of Thomas Nast's first interview with Frank Leslie. Frank Leslie was a great publisher, in…

The Liberal Republican faction of Senators Schurz, Fenton, Trumbull, Sumner, and Tipton consider selection of Horace Greeley to oppose President Grant in the 1872 Election.

Liberal Republican Faction

The Liberal Republican faction of Senators Schurz, Fenton, Trumbull, Sumner, and Tipton consider selection…

Liberal Republicans wrecked by a tidal wave, "we are on the home stretch."

Liberal Republicans Home Stretch

Liberal Republicans wrecked by a tidal wave, "we are on the home stretch."

Martial Law in Louisiana in 1875. The U.S. Bayonet is not partisan in the Louisiana Legislature.

Louisiana's Martial Law in 1875

Martial Law in Louisiana in 1875. The U.S. Bayonet is not partisan in the Louisiana Legislature.

The unpublished cartoon of James R. Lowell lecturing corrupt European countries.

Lowell Lecturing Corrupt European Countries

The unpublished cartoon of James R. Lowell lecturing corrupt European countries.

A March montage of "in like a lion, out like a lamb," the sign of Aries, and a rabbit.

March Montage

A March montage of "in like a lion, out like a lamb," the sign of Aries, and a rabbit.

Mr. McKinley after Harrison's defeat in 1892.

McKinley after Harrison's Defeat

Mr. McKinley after Harrison's defeat in 1892.

Napoleon III and Otto von Bismarck during the Franco-Prussian War. Louis Napoleon as the friend of Death.

Napoleon III and Otto von Bismarck

Napoleon III and Otto von Bismarck during the Franco-Prussian War. Louis Napoleon as the friend of Death.

The meeting of Nast and Watterson in central Jersey.

Nast and Waterson in Jersey

The meeting of Nast and Watterson in central Jersey.

Nast cartooned by Puck in 1880. Nast: "I went through that Ring in 1873, but I can't go through it again. I am not that kind of a Jim Nast."

Nast Cartooned by Puck

Nast cartooned by Puck in 1880. Nast: "I went through that Ring in 1873, but I can't go through it again.…

Thomas Nast drawing caricatures.

Thomas Nast Drawing Caricatures

Thomas Nast drawing caricatures.

Nast shoos away the Herald insect while a caricature of the "Caesar Ghost," a caricature of a caricature, appears on the blackboard near at hand.

Nast Shoos Herald Insect

Nast shoos away the Herald insect while a caricature of the "Caesar Ghost," a caricature of a caricature,…

Thomas Nast writing with a feather pen and ink.

Thomas Nast Writing with a Feather Pen

Thomas Nast writing with a feather pen and ink.

In January of 1863, Harper's Weekly published Nast's first caricature cartoon - a boy frightening John Bull with the cry of "Here Comes General Butler!" - the latter having been denounced as "a brute" by the London Times. The picture was good enough but it gave no promise of the power and style which would make his individual caricature famous.

Nast's First Caricature - John Bull

In January of 1863, Harper's Weekly published Nast's first caricature cartoon - a boy frightening John…

The first step towards national bankruptcy. Stanley Matthew's 1878 resolution to pay the national debt off with silver coinage.

National Bankruptcy Steps

The first step towards national bankruptcy. Stanley Matthew's 1878 resolution to pay the national debt…

Nast depicts the criticism of Native American's exclusion from franchise by the caption "move on!". "Has the Native American no rights that the naturalized American is bound to respect? The other nationalities may vote, but not the original American."

Criticism of Native American's Exclusion from Franchise

Nast depicts the criticism of Native American's exclusion from franchise by the caption "move on!".…

New Year's jump with hope wins again.

New Year's Hope

New Year's jump with hope wins again.

The New York Election of 1879 of rival Democratic factions who were Kelly and Robinson, both emerge defeated.

New York Election of 1879

The New York Election of 1879 of rival Democratic factions who were Kelly and Robinson, both emerge…

Nast shows New York corruption as Tammany Ring orders the Board of Education to destroy all Harper's textbooks. The New Board of Education, sowing the seed with an eye to the harvest.

New York New Board of Education

Nast shows New York corruption as Tammany Ring orders the Board of Education to destroy all Harper's…

Nast depicts New York corruption with the New York City Treasury, empty to the workmen and the four masters who emptied it.

New York Treasury Empty

Nast depicts New York corruption with the New York City Treasury, empty to the workmen and the four…

Nast depicts New York corruption with New York under Tweed's thumb. "The Boss - 'well, what are you going to do about it?'"

New York Under Tweed's Thumb

Nast depicts New York corruption with New York under Tweed's thumb. "The Boss - 'well, what are you…

A prophecy of 1881 of New York's future in a few years.

New York's Future

A prophecy of 1881 of New York's future in a few years.

Nast depicts New York corruption under Tammany Hall Ring. Nast's shadows of forthcoming events predicts the no registry law and the Tammany police.

No Registry Law and Tammany

Nast depicts New York corruption under Tammany Hall Ring. Nast's shadows of forthcoming events predicts…

New York Tribune joins New York Herald on the third term hobby horse of anti-Grant editorials.

NY Tribune and NY Herald

New York Tribune joins New York Herald on the third term hobby horse of anti-Grant editorials.