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Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Gladstone

Gladstone
William Ewart Gladstone, with his signature. Digitally colored woodcut reproduction of a 19th-century photograph

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: John Marshall

John Marshall
Chief Justice John Marshall. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century portrait

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Thomas Nast cartoon about Boss Tweed corruption

Thomas Nast cartoon about Boss Tweed corruption
" Who stole the peoples money? Twas him" cartoon about Tammany Hall scandal, 1871. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a Thomas Nast cartoon

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Republican Party birthplace, Ripon, Wisconsin

Republican Party birthplace, Ripon, Wisconsin
Little White Schoolhouse, the birthplace of the Republican Party, Ripon, Wisconsin. Photograph

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Debating the US Constitution, 1787

Debating the US Constitution, 1787
George Washington presiding over the Constitutional Convention, 1787. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Carolina colonist refusing to pay taxes, 1700s

Carolina colonist refusing to pay taxes, 1700s
Tax-collector beaten off by an angry Carolina colonist. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Darley illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Aeropagus debating in ancient Athens

Aeropagus debating in ancient Athens
Gathering of the Areopagus, a deliberative court that met in the open air, ancient Athens. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Judge and courtroom in the Middle Ages

Judge and courtroom in the Middle Ages
Plaintiff and defendant take the oath before a judge in the 1400s. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of a medieval illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: US Supreme Court courtroom, 1890s

US Supreme Court courtroom, 1890s
US Supreme Court hearing room, 1890s. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Compromise of 1850 debate in the US Senate

Compromise of 1850 debate in the US Senate
Henry Clay arguing in the US Senate for the Compromise of 1850 to avert civil war. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century painting

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: PSOC2A-00040

PSOC2A-00040
Senator Preston Brooks assaulting Senator Charles Sumner during an antislavery debate, 1856. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Reconstruction upholding equal rights, 1868

Reconstruction upholding equal rights, 1868
Reconstruction depicted as equal rights reform, 1868. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a 19th-century Thomas Nast cartoon

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Visitors arriving at the White House in carriages, 1870s

Visitors arriving at the White House in carriages, 1870s
Winter carriage traffic at the White House the final days of the Grant Administration, 1877. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: U. S. Treasury Building, Washington DC, 1850s

U. S. Treasury Building, Washington DC, 1850s
Department of the Treasury in Washington DC, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Part of the Magna Carta preamble

Part of the Magna Carta preamble
Portion of the Preamble to the Magna Carta. Watercolor wash on a 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an original copy in the British Museum

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: PSUP2A-00007

PSUP2A-00007
James Wilson of Pennsylvania. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: PVPR2A-00011

PVPR2A-00011
John C. Calhoun, US Vice President. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century portrait

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Cartoon protesting Jeffersons trade embargo, 1807

Cartoon protesting Jeffersons trade embargo, 1807
Cartoon protesting the Embargo Act passed by President Thomas Jefferson in 1807 Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: PPRE2A-00147

PPRE2A-00147
Cartoon of President Theodore Roosevelt as a muckraker cleaning up the meat scandal. Hand-colored halftone of a 20th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Cartoon about literacy tests in the South, 1870s

Cartoon about literacy tests in the South, 1870s
" The blakman orter be eddikated afore he kin vote with us wites" - cartoon about literacy tests, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Thomas Nast cartoon

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Labor strike, late 1800s

Labor strike, late 1800s
Striking workers on parade in the U.S. late 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: PART2A-00045

PART2A-00045
" To the victor belong the spoils" - Thomas Nast cartoon about Boss Tweed, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Colonial town meeting

Colonial town meeting
Town meeting arguments in colonial America. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: US Senate in session, late 1800s

US Senate in session, late 1800s
U.S. Senate debating legislation in the late 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Credit Mobilier cartoon during the Grant Administration, 1873

Credit Mobilier cartoon during the Grant Administration, 1873
" Injured innocents" cartoon about participants in the Credit Mobilier scandal. 1873. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Star Route scandal cartoon, 1881

Star Route scandal cartoon, 1881
Cartoon of a postmaster in the Star Route mail fraud scheme, 1881. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Thomas Nast cartoon

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: US Congressmen fighting over an issue, early 1800s

US Congressmen fighting over an issue, early 1800s
A fight between US Congressmen who disagree, early 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Progressive Movement cartoon, early 1900s

Progressive Movement cartoon, early 1900s
Progressive Republicans join old-fashioned Democrats to suprise Uncle Sam, early 1900s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 20th-century iluustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: GATL2A-00009

GATL2A-00009
Uncle Sam leading Cuba away from the Old World, saying, " That wicked man is going to gobble you up, my child, " 1901. Hand-colored woodcut of a 1901 illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: King John endorsing the Magna Carta, 1215

King John endorsing the Magna Carta, 1215
King John forced to sign the Magna Carta in England, 1215. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Roman lictor bearing the fasces

Roman lictor bearing the fasces, the symbol of his office. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Cuba becoming a market for US goods, 1903

Cuba becoming a market for US goods, 1903
Cuba addressing Uncle Sam, " I come to buy, not beg, sir, " 1903. Hand-colored woodcut of a W.A. Rogers cartoon

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Meeting the new postmistress, early 1900s

Meeting the new postmistress, early 1900s
Townspeople meeting their new postmistress, about 1905. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 1905 illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: William Henry Harrison campaign rally, 1840

William Henry Harrison campaign rally, 1840
Tippecanoe procession during William Henry Harrisons presidential campaign, 1840. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: EVRV2A-00083

EVRV2A-00083
" Unite or Die" snake cartoon, a plea for American colonies opposition to British policies, 1750s. Hand-colored woodcut of an 18th century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: PPRE2A-00011

PPRE2A-00011
President-Elect Andrew Jackson making a speech at a stage stop on his way to Washington, 1828. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Howard Pyle illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: PPRE2A-00091

PPRE2A-00091
President Theodore Roosevelt refusing to pay Colombia millions for Panama Canal rights, 1903. Hand-colored 1903 W.A. Rogers cartoon

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Cartoon of Benjamin Harrisons presidential candidacy

Cartoon of Benjamin Harrisons presidential candidacy
Benjamin Harrison as a Republican elephant breaking away with the nomination, 1888. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century W.A. Rogers illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Parade in Manhattan celebrating the new US Constitution

Parade in Manhattan celebrating the new US Constitution
" Ship of state" parade on Wall Street, honoring Alexander Hamilton and the new U.S. Constitution, New York City, 1787. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Judge Lynch burning justice, cartoon of 1901

Judge Lynch burning justice, cartoon of 1901
Justice burned, entitled " Judge Lynchs Latest Victim, " 1901. Hand-colored woodcut of a 1901 W.A. Rogers cartoon

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Election-day campaigning, 1870s

Election-day campaigning, 1870s
Candidate visiting the polls on election day, 1870s, USA. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: U. S. Senate chamber, 1890s

U. S. Senate chamber, 1890s
Senate chamber in the US Capitol, 1890s. Albertype reproduction of a photograph

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Busy night at the U. S. Capitol, 1885

Busy night at the U. S. Capitol, 1885
U.S. Capitol during a night session of Congress, spring 1885. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Pennsylvania colonys seal

Pennsylvania colonys seal
Seal of William Penns colony of " Pennsilvania." Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of the artifact

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Afternoon concert on the U. S. Capitol grounds, 1870s

Afternoon concert on the U. S. Capitol grounds, 1870s
Citizens enjoying music on a summer day in Washington DC, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: First independent Canadian Parliament session, 1867

First independent Canadian Parliament session, 1867
Opening of the first Parliament of the new Dominion of Canada, 1867. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Opening of Parliament, 1886

Opening of Parliament, 1886
Members of Parliament taking the oath during the opening ceremonies, 1886. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageGovernment:politics Collection: Elizabethan lords and a halberdier

Elizabethan lords and a halberdier
Two Peers, in their robes, and a halberdier during Elizabethans reign, 1500s. Color lithograph reproduction



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