A Tammany Dodge: Blocking the Wheels of Education, from Harper's Weekly, February 16, 1878

Thomas Worth, American, 1834 - 1917

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1878

Wood engraving on paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 11 × 16 1/8 in. (28 × 41 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

2014.45.26

Publisher

Harper's Weekly

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

In print, below image: A TAMMANY DODGE—BLOCKING THE WHEELS OF EDUCATION. / THE HIGH-SALARIED OFFICE HOLDER WITH A SINECURE POSITION (USEFUL AT PRIMARIES). THE UNDER-PAID TEACHING.—HIS SALARY TO BE CUT DOWN, THE BETTER TO SUPPORT THE POLITICAL BEATS. Written on reverse: Purchase from Mrs. Wilson Nov. 10, 1958

Provenance

Cora McDevitt Wilson (1880-1975), The Book & Print Shop, Hanover, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, date unknown; catalogued 2014.

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