The 19th century was the heyday of nicknames. Nearly every national political leader had one, not bestowed derisively or with sarcasm as we often see today, but with affection by supporters. The practice goes at least back to Andrew Jackson being denominated "Old Hickory," after which it seemed no one would be outdone.

This update features a selection of relics from the presidential campaigns of Old Hickory, Old Tip, Old Rough & Ready, The Pathfinder, Long Abe, the Little Giant, Little Mac, and "Unconditional Surrender" Grant.