A "Dodge" That Wont Work

Currier & Ives, American, 1857 - 1907, John Cameron, American, 1829 - 1862

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1872

Lithograph on paper

Image: 9 7/16 × 13 7/8 in. (24 × 35.2 cm)

Sheet: 12 1/4 × 16 in. (31.1 × 40.6 cm)

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

PR.958.340.7

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, speech bubble, upper center: Of course Sam and / Ceasar, you'll vot for / me your old friend / Horace Greeley?; inscribed, on stone, speech bubble, upper right: No M.r [r in superscript] Greeley we cant / vote fore you, for behind / you we see Jeff Davis / and behind him is the / old lash and bondage.; inscribed, on stone, speech bubble, upper right: We vote, as all true hearted colored men / will vote; for M.r [r in superscript] Lincoln's friend General Grant / who conquered the rebellion & secured our freedom.; signed, on stone, within image, lower right: J. CAMERON; inscribed, on stone, lower left margin: PUBLISHED BY CURRIER & IVES; inscribed, on stone, lower center margin: Entered according to the act of Congress in the year 1872 by Currier & Ives in the Office of the LIbrarian of Congress at Washington.; inscribed, on stone, lower right margin: 125 NASSAU ST. NEW YORK; titled, on stone, lower center: A "DODGE" THAT WONT WORK.

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

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.

Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 4-December 11, 2005.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2005.

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Conningham (1949): 1594; Gale Research (1983):1733

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