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May the country be spared this pitiful sight!
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Title:

May the country be spared this pitiful sight!

Collection:

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs

Description:

A group of Democrats, identified as "Hill, Murphy, Vest, Bland, Matthews, Morgan, Harris, Crisp, Tillman, Altgeld, Campbell, [and] Stevenson," stand near a bier labeled "Dem. Free Coinage Platform" on which lies the expired "Democratic Party" donkey. A ladder labeled "Chicago Convention" has been placed against the bier and the "Chicago Nominee," wearing the black shroud of a widow, climbs to the top. Tillman places more straw on the bier with a pitchfork, while Altgeld and Campbell use torches to ignite fuses to burn the donkey. Hill and Murphy console each other.

Creation Date:

1896-07-08

Creator:

Dalrymple, Louis, 1866-1905

Citation (Chicago Style):

May the country be spared this pitiful sight!. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o289225. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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