The Republican Party Going to the Right House

Currier & Ives, American, 1857 - 1907, Louis Maurer, American (born Germany), 1832 - 1932

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1860

Lithograph on paper

Sheet: 13 1/2 × 17 7/8 in. (34.3 × 45.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Sherman Adams, Class of 1920

PR.958.340.3

Publisher

Currier & Ives, New York

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, on stone, above door, upper left: LUNATIC ASYLUM; inscribed, on stone, speech bubble, upper center: Now my friends I'm almost / in and the millennium is going / to begin so ask what you will / and it shall be granted.; inscribed, on stone, speech bubble, upper center: Oh! what a beautiful / man he is, I feel a / "passional attraction" / every time I see his / lovely face. [woman]; inscribed, on stone, speech bubble, upper center: I represent the free love / element and expect to / have free license, to carry / out its principles. [free love bearded man]; inscribed, on stone, speech bubble, upper center: I want religion / abolished and the / book of Mormon / made the standart [sic] / of morality. [Mormon]; inscribed, on stone, speech bubble, upper center: 'De white man hab / no rights dat cullud / pussons am bound to spect" I want dat / understood. [Freedman]; inscribed, on stone, speech bubble, upper left: I want womans rights / enforced and man / reduced in subjection / to her authority. [suffragette]; inscribed, on stone, speech bubble, upper left: I want everybody / to have a share of / everybody eles / property [ragged socialist]; inscribed, on stone, speech bubble, upper left: I want a hotel established / by government where people / that aint inclined to work, / can board free of expense / and be found in rum / and tobacco. [street urchin]; inscribed, on stone, speech bubble, upper left: I want guaranteed / to every Citizen the / right to examine every / other citizen's pockets / without interruption / by Policemen. [pickpocket]; inscribed, on stone, speech bubble, upper left: I want all the / stations houses / burned up and / the M.P.s killed / so that the bohoys / can run with the / machine and / have a muss / when they please. [Irish street tough]; inscribed, on stone, center left: Hold on to me Abe, / and we'll go in here / by the unanimous / consent of the people. [Horace Greeley]; inscribed, on stone, lower center margin: Entered according to the act of Congress in the year 1860, by Currier & Ives, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Southern District of N.Y.; inscribed, on stone, lower center; THE REPUBLICAN PARTY GOING TO THE RIGHT HOUSE. / Published by Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau S.t [t in superscript] N.Y.; stamped, in blue ink, lower center: APR.15.1861.; stamped, blindstamp, lower center: DEPOSITED IN / U.S. DISTRICT / CLERK'S OFFICE / SOUTHERN DISTRICT NEW YORK.; inscribed, in brown ink, lower center: 381 / Dec. 11, 1861; reverse, printed, on label, lower left: Presented to Dartmouth College / through the / Friends of Dartmouth Library / By Sherman Adams, Dartmouth, / Class of 1920. / November 1958.

Course History

WRIT 7.24, Past Imperfect, Cynthia Monroe, Spring 2019

WRIT 7.24, Past Imperfect, Cynthia Monroe, Spring 2019

HIST 18, Nineteenth Century American Politics, Robert Bonner, Spring 2014

HIST 18, US Political History of the 19th Century, Robert Bonner, Fall 2012

HIST 27, WGST 23, Gender and Power in American History from the Colonial Period to the Civil War, Leslie Butler, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

No Laughing Matter: Visual Humor in Ideas of Race, Nationality, and Ethnicity, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, in conjunction with the Humanities Institute, Leslie Center for the Humanities, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 6-December 9, 2007.

Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January-February, 1976.

Provenance

Sherman Adams (1899-1986), Lincoln, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 1958.

Catalogue Raisonne

Conningham (1949): 5114; Gale Research (1983): 5546

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