Th : Nast. April 20, 1885.

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Creator:Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896 (photographer)
Title:Th : Nast. April 20, 1885.

Autographed portrait of illustrator and political cartoonist Thomas Nast (1840-1902) by Napoleon Sarony, whose photo studio was located at 37 Union Sqr., N. Y. Nast is credited with the creation of the Republican elephant and Democratic donkey. Some say the first illustration of "Uncle Sam," the popular name for the United States government, was based on one of his cartoons in 1830. Nast is also known for his illustrations in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper and then Harpers Weekly.

Local identification number: ULPA 1986.87.80

Types:Albumen prints | Cabinet photographs
Subjects:Portraits | Men | Artists | Cartoonists | Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902
Collection:General Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1836-ca. 1890
Institution:University of Louisville Libraries
Original Material:

4.25 x 6.5 in. b&w cabinet card. Item Number ULPA 1986.87.80 in the General Orlando M. Poe Collection, University of Louisville Photographic Archives.

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