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Democratic Platform

Democratic Platform
Artist
Nathaniel Currier, 27 Mar 1813 - 20 Nov 1888
Sitter
James Buchanan, 21 Apr 1791 - 1 Jun 1868
Thomas Hart Benton, 14 Mar 1782 - 10 Apr 1858
Franklin Pierce, 23 Nov 1804 - 8 Oct 1869
John Van Buren, 1810 - 1866
Martin Van Buren, 5 Dec 1782 - 24 Jul 1862
Date
c. 1856
Type
Print
Medium
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions
Image: 24 x 41.1cm (9 7/16 x 16 3/16")
Sheet: 34.3 x 45.7cm (13 1/2 x 18")
Topic
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache
Caricature
Weapon\Gun\Pistol
Cartoon\Political
Human Figures\Symbolic Figure\Uncle Sam
Thomas Hart Benton: Male
Thomas Hart Benton: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Thomas Hart Benton: Journalism and Media\Newspaper publisher
Thomas Hart Benton: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\War of 1812
Thomas Hart Benton: Politics and Government\US Senator\Missouri
Thomas Hart Benton: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Missouri
Thomas Hart Benton: Politics and Government\State Senator\Tennessee
Franklin Pierce: Male
Franklin Pierce: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Franklin Pierce: Politics and Government\US Senator\New Hampshire
Franklin Pierce: Politics and Government\President of US
Franklin Pierce: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Brigadier General
Franklin Pierce: Politics and Government\US Congressman\New Hampshire
James Buchanan: Male
James Buchanan: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
James Buchanan: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate
James Buchanan: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Pennsylvania
James Buchanan: Politics and Government\President of US
James Buchanan: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State
James Buchanan: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister
James Buchanan: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Pennsylvania
John Van Buren: Male
John Van Buren: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
John Van Buren: Politics and Government\Politician
John Van Buren: Politics and Government\Son of US President
Martin Van Buren: Male
Martin Van Buren: Politics and Government\US Senator\New York
Martin Van Buren: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Martin Van Buren: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US
Martin Van Buren: Politics and Government\Governor\New York
Martin Van Buren: Politics and Government\President of US
Martin Van Buren: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State
Martin Van Buren: Politics and Government\State Senator\New York
Martin Van Buren: Politics and Government\State Attorney General\New York
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.86.98
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery