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Why We (Republicans) Laugh

Why We (Republicans) Laugh
Alternate Title
Benjamin Franklin Butler and Samuel Sullivan Cox
Artist
Thomas Nast, 27 Sep 1840 - 7 Dec 1902
Sitter
Benjamin Franklin Butler, 5 Nov 1818 - 11 Jan 1893
Samuel Sullivan Cox, 1824 - 1889
Date
c. 1880
Type
Print
Medium
Wood engraving on paper
Dimensions
Image: 11.5 × 10.8 cm (4 1/2 × 4 1/4")
Sheet: 15.8 × 14.1 cm (6 1/4 × 5 9/16")
Topic
Samuel Sullivan Cox: Male
Samuel Sullivan Cox: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Ohio
Samuel Sullivan Cox: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister
Samuel Sullivan Cox: Politics and Government\US Congressman\New York
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Male
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Massachusetts
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Politics and Government\Governor\Massachusetts
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer\Union army officer
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Massachusetts
Benjamin Franklin Butler: Sports and Recreation\Athlete\Yachtsman
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
S/NPG.79.56
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery