"The Political Death of the Bogus Caesar"

This cartoon by Thomas Nast is a parody of a painting by J. L. Gérôme called "The Death of Caesar." President Andrew Johnson is shown dead on the floor as the House managers who conducted his impeachment trial are gathered nearby with swords upraised. It originally appeared in the March 13th, 1869 issue of Harper's Weekly.

Date:
March 13, 1869
Original Format:
Cartoon
Item#:
1860.0026
Height:
1590px
Width:
2446px
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