An Unexpected Blow

Public Opinion swings against Grant.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

An Unexpected Blow

Subject

US Grant's quest for a third term

Description

Cartoon shows Ulysses S. Grant and J.D. Cameron flying kite, with portrait of Grant with tail "third term" from top of building. Lightning from cloud "independent press" strikes the kite, and wind gust "public opinion" knocks over chimney "republican party," made of bricks representing different states.

Creator

Joseph Keppler

Source

Puck, v. 7, 1880 March 10, pp. 8-9.

Publisher

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

Date

March 10 1880

Rights

No known restrictions on publication.

Format

JPEG Image

Language

English

Type

Political Cartoon of Gilded Age Politics

Identifier

Library of Congress Control Number: 97515770

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Lithograph color print

Physical Dimensions

NA

Tags

Citation

Joseph Keppler, “An Unexpected Blow,” The Making of the Modern U.S., accessed September 24, 2022, http://projects.leadr.msu.edu/makingmodernus/items/show/401.