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 Grant's Candidacy

 


 "The Modern Gulliver Among the Lilliputians"
  Cartoonist:  Unknown
  Source:  Harper's Weekly
  Date:   September 12, 1868, p. 592

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Complete HarpWeek Explanation:
The cartoonist applies the popular motif of Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels to the presidential election. Here, the small men of the Democratic press, armed with their quibbling quills, are no match for Grant, the unflappable and powerful giant.
 

 

 

 
 

 

     
 

 

 
     
 

 

 
     
 

 

 

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