"Buck Taking the Pot"

This pro-Buchanan cartoon from the 1856 presidential election shows Democratic candidate James Buchanan guarding the "Union soup" while Republican candidate John C. Fremont lies on the "rock of disunion" grasping an "abolition" spoon. Meanwhile, the Know-Nothing candidate, Millard Fillmore, holds a spoon while blindfolded.

Date:
1856
Original Format:
Cartoon
Item#:
15.086
Height:
1561px
Width:
2522px
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