"A Contested Seat"

This cartoon from the 1852 presidential campaign has Whig candidate Winfield Scott pulling the "Presidential Chair" out from under Democratic nominee Franklin Pierce. Pierce, having fallen to the floor, exclaims, "Look out there! what you bout General? do you want to Knock a fellers brains out?" Scott replies, "Sorry to disappoint you Pierce; but the people wish me, to take this chair."

Date:
1852
Original Format:
Cartoon
Item#:
14.057
Height:
1675px
Width:
2464px
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