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Viewing: Charles, William, 1776-1820

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Image of Democracy against the unnatural union - Charles, William, 1776-1820

Democracy against the unnatural union - Charles, William, 1776-1820

A satire on the 1817 Pennsylvania gubernatorial race between William Findlay and Joseph Heister. The artist clearly favors the former, and charges corruption in Heister's campaign. Findlay appears to be buoyed toward the governor's chair by the voices of a crowd of voters, who stand around a ballot box (or platform) on the left. On the right another crowd is assembled. Several men hold up a platform made of bundles of the "Aurora" and "U.S.Gazette" newspapers and "Shingles bought at 10 pounds and paid for at 8 pounds," which in turn supports planks "Federalism," "Old Schoolism" and "1364 Dollars." On top stands candidate Heister. An eagle with olive branch on the left and lightning bolts on t

Image of Johnny Bull and the Alexandrians - Charles, William, 1776-1820

Johnny Bull and the Alexandrians - Charles, William, 1776-1820

Library of Congress: Reproduction Number: LC-USZC4-8094 (color film copy transparency) LC-USZ62-349 (b&w film copy neg.) Call Number: PGA - Charles--Johnny Bull (A size) [P&P]

Image of The Congress at Vienna in great Consternation  - Charles, William, 1776-1820

The Congress at Vienna in great Consternation - Charles, William, 1776-1820

Caricature of Napoleon I. A design in two parts. The allied powers point in consternation to a map of Europe. An angel heralds Napoleon's escape from Elba, his left hand flaming. A fence meant to pen him in, labelled 'Louis XVIII', is broken.