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    Andrew Jackson: Exceptional Hand-Colored Cartoon. President Jackson was viewed by the political opposition as a vainglorious despot who abused the office of the Presidency. In this undated cartoon, the ships Independence and Constitution lay in port. A lightning storm racks the Constitution while a sentry slumbers. The ship's figurehead is in the form of Andrew Jackson. Its head has just been detached by a bolt of lightning and two demons try to finish off the General. It is titled: "The Decapitation of a great Blockhead by the Mysterious agency of the Claret coloured Coat." It measures 20" x 14" and is in excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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