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    Millard Fillmore: Fanciful 1856 Cartoon. Know Nothing candidate Millard Fillmore is seen as a vigilant farmer on this 12.25" x 16" Currier & Ives cartoon titled: "Fancied Security, Or The Rats on a Bender." Various politicians and newspaper editors are shown as rats trying to access the "Government Crib". We recognize Buchanan, Greeley, James Gordon Bennett, Fremont and Dayton. Farmer Fillmore says: "Ah you rascals, I'll have a rap at you directly, that will make you scatter and keep you away from this crib for Four years at least." It has the embossed stamp of the Library Company of Philadelphia at the bottom.

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    Nov-Dec, 2011
    30th-1st Wednesday-Thursday
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