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The balls are rolling - clear the track [graphic] : a cartoon for the John C. Frémont presidential campaign of 1856.
BANC PIC 1953.014--C
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Title:

The balls are rolling - clear the track: a cartoon for the John C. Frémont presidential campaign of 1856

Abstract:

Cartoon depicts large balls bearing the names of northern states rolling across the opposition. Banner bears the names Fremont/Dayton, and a rainbow carries the motto: Free soil, free speech, free press, free men, & Fremont. Issues allluded to include: railroad to California, the "Fugitive Slave Bill", the "Cincinnati Platform" (of the Democratic party?), the "Kansas Code", and "Polygamy & Slavery".

Date:

1856] (issued)

Subject:

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Frémont, John Charles -- 1813-1890 -- Caricatures and cartoons
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) -- History -- Pictorial works
Political campaigns -- United States -- Pictorial works
Presidential candidates -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons
Antislavery movements -- United States -- Pictorial works
Railroads -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Pictorial works
United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century -- Caricatures and cartoons

Note:

Subtitle supplied by cataloger.
Under caption: For sale at No. 2 Spruce St N.Y.
John C. Frémont was the Republican Party presidential candidate of 1856, running on an anti-slavery ticket.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
print
1 print : b&w ; 44 x 34 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1953.014--C

Publisher:

United States unknown place S.l : s.n.