EARLY MORNING IN NEW YORK, - TAMMANY SUPPORTERS AT WORK.

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Alfred Fredericks


Early Morning in New York, - Tammany Supporters at Work.

Wood engraving, 1871.
Image 9 x 11 5/8" (22.7 x 29.5 cm) plus title and margins.
Good condition. Some faint ink smudges in top right margin.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 92106
Price: $60.00
Publisher : Published for Every Saturday, Boston.
Nineteenth century street sweepers characterized as stereotypes of European immigrants - Italian, German and Irish. Tammany Hall, the home of New York's Democratic party, embraced the poorest of immigrants arriving from Europe - offering them employment, housing, and an opportunity to become citizens. These recent arrivals, in turn, became loyal Democrats - a tradition that held true well into the 20th century. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Caricatures and Satirical , Political

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