Visit HarpWeek.com

   
 

 

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26
27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43 | 44 | 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49

See a topical list of Cartoons

Current Cartoon >> 15 of 49

Back | Next


"Hen(dricks)-Pecked"

Topic:
Tilden and Hendricks
Source:
Harper's Weekly
Cartoonist:
Thomas Nast
Date:
August 5, 1876, p. 629
Click for image enlargement and complete HarpWeek explanation >
Pro-Republican cartoonists made much of the Democratic ticket's conflicting views on monetary policy. In this cover illustration, Thomas Nast plays off a pun on vice-presidential nominee Thomas Hendricks' name to show presidential nominee Samuel Tilden as a henpecked husband. The artist wants the public to believe that, if elected, Hendricks and the soft-money wing of the Democratic party will keep Tilden's hard-money inclinations in check. At Hendricks' command, an anxious, sweating Tilden nurtures the Rag Baby symbol of inflation so that it will continue to grow.
Click for image enlargement and complete HarpWeek explanation >

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26
27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43 | 44 | 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49

See a topical list of Cartoons

Current Cartoon >> 15 of 49

Back | Next


 

 
 

 

     
 

 
     
 

 
     
 

 

 

Website design 2001-2008 HarpWeek, LLC
All Content 1998-2008 HarpWeek, LLC
Please submit questions to webmaster@harpweek.com