The Old Print Shop

The Same Old Pirate Afloat Again.

  • ARTIST: Thomas Nast

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Harper's Weekly, September 19, 1874.

  • MEDIUM: Wood engraving,

    DATE: 1874

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 20 1/4 x 13 9/16" (51.5 x 34.3 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: A Confederate soldier tromples the Union flag as he raises the Jolly Roger, which contains the text "this is a white mans government". Before him stand planks reading, "Democratic Platform 1861, 1862, 1863", "K.K.". and "This is a white man's government. The same old plank". A cannon round reading "equal rights to all" smashes through a plank reading, "the same old platform. C.S.A."


  • CONDITION: Good condition.