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Catalog Number 2009.1.22
Object Name Cartoon
Scope & Content The item is a double page insert from the publication, Puck from 1896. It is a political cartoon depicting the debate on Gold Standard and tariffs. McKinley is riding in a chariot pulled by an elephant. The caption says, "It is not exactly the sort of chariot he hoped for, but he will get there in it all the same." On the backside, more cartoons and comments are displayed. The item is in a plastic sleeve for protection.
Creator Not legible
Title His Triumphal Progress
Collection The McKinley Birthplace Museum Collection
Accession number 2009.1
Caption Gold Standard
Condition Okay
Credit line MCKINLEY MUSEUM
Notes Purchased by Dave Snyder on Ebay for the McKinley Birthplace Museum.
People McKinley, William
Hanna
Subjects Presidents
Publishers
Publishing industry
Politics & government
Politicians
Political cartoons
Tariffs
Money