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The Tammany King-dom/ The Tammany Ring-dom

The Tammany King-dom/ The Tammany Ring-dom
Alternate Title
The Power Behind the Throne
William Marcy Tweed
Artist
Thomas Nast, 27 Sep 1840 - 7 Dec 1902
Publication
Harper's Weekly, active 1857 - 1916
Sitter
William Marcy Tweed, 3 Apr 1823 - 12 Apr 1878
John Thompson Hoffman, 1828 - 1888
Peter Barr Sweeny, 1825 - 1911
Date
October 29, 1870
Type
Print
Medium
Wood engraving on paper
Dimensions
Image/Sheet: 39.5 × 27 cm (15 9/16 × 10 5/8")
Topic
Weapon\Gun
Weapon\Sword
Costume\Headgear\Headdress\Crown
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair\Throne
Newspaper
Cartoon\Political
William Marcy Tweed: Male
William Marcy Tweed: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
William Marcy Tweed: Politics and Government\US Congressman\New York
William Marcy Tweed: Politics and Government\Politician
William Marcy Tweed: Law and Law Enforcement\Criminal\Racketeer
William Marcy Tweed: Politics and Government\Public official\Alderman
John Thompson Hoffman: Male
John Thompson Hoffman: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
John Thompson Hoffman: Politics and Government\Governor\New York
John Thompson Hoffman: Politics and Government\Politician
John Thompson Hoffman: Politics and Government\Public official\Mayor\New York, NY
Peter Barr Sweeny: Male
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
S/NPG.76.60
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery