"Politics in the Olden Time"   Lot no. 686

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By Howard Pyle (American- 1853 - 1911)

11.50" x 17.00"
Glass Grisaille on Paperboard
Signed Lower Right

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Forth Worth, Texas, Amon Carter Museum, The American Personality: The Artist Illustrator of Life in the United States, 1860–1930 July–August 1976, no. 190.

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Additional note: This Howard Pyle piece was published in Harper's Weekly for March 12, 1881. The full title was "Politics in the Olden Times - General Jackson, President-elect, on His Way to Washington" and it accompanied a short article titled "A Presidential Progress". The piece was also reproduced in Howard Pyle's Book of the American Spirit (Harper and Brothers, 1923) on page 309.

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