The Champion of Despotism

The Champion of Despotism

Description (Brief)
Colored print; central figure of man wearing top hat, cane in one hand and cigar in the other, viewed from back, walking through a city street. Newspaper sticks out of back of coat with headline: "Courier/ & /Enquirier/Kossuth." On his right 9 figures are visible, all jeering at him. On his left are Smith and his apprentice, who are having a conversation that is recorded at the bottom of the print. Hammer and horseshoe lie at their feet.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1851
referenced
Kossuth, Louis
maker
unknown
place made
unknown
Physical Description
hand-colored (image production method/technique)
ink (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
image: 7 in x 9 in; 17.78 cm x 22.86 cm
overall: 8 in x 11 in; 20.32 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2286
catalog number
60.2286
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Communication, newspapers
Diplomacy
Political Caricatures
Children
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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