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Names
Clay, E. W. (Artist)
Collection

American political caricatures [1841-1856].

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1841 - 1856
Date Created: 1845
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MEZYRS
Topics
United States -- History
African Americans
Balls (Parties)
Whites
Miscegenation
Genres
Lithographs
Notes
Content : Printmakers include Edward Williams Clay, Currier & Ives and T. Strong.

Content : Title devised by cataloger.

Content : Caricatures on topics including the 1851 America's Cup race, the Cuban insurrection of 1849-1851, Anti-Catholicism, miscegenation, political elections, slavery, and temperance. Individuals portrayed include James Buchanan, Stephen Douglas, Millard Fillmore, John C. Fremont, Jenny Lind, Queen Victoria, and the fictitious character Brother Jonathan.

Citation/reference: W535
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : lithograph.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b16513338
UUID: 92a33e90-c607-012f-2dc7-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1841: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1845: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "An amalgamation polka." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1845. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8d69075d-21df-1605-e040-e00a18064d4c

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "An amalgamation polka." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8d69075d-21df-1605-e040-e00a18064d4c

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. (1845). An amalgamation polka. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8d69075d-21df-1605-e040-e00a18064d4c

Wikipedia Citation

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An amalgamation polka.