Item: A Terrific Feat political cartoon, 1888

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Record Number: 11524
Box/Case: 5
Folder: 2
Artist: Walter, Solly
Depicted: Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908, Thurman, Allen Granbery, 1813-1895
Lithographer: Schmidt Litho. Co.
Publisher: E. C. MacFarlane & Co.
Repository: Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Date of Original: September 15 1888
Original Format: Prints › Lithographs › Chromolithographs, Political cartoons, Clippings
Image description: The image depicts President Grover Cleveland, dressed as a circus performer, jumping through a hoop labeled "Anti-Chinese Bill." Allen Thurman is dressed as a knight and holds the hoop upright for the President. John Bull, the symbol for Great Britain, is the ringmaster. In the background there is a donkey wearing a blindfold with the initials "D.P."