Samuel Tilden: Rare trade card depicting Tilden as crying baby

Samuel Tilden: Rare trade card depicting Tilden as crying baby

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Catalog Number:17592

Size:

2.5 x 4 in.

Grade:

Choice/XF

Trade card advertising a Charlestown, Massachusetts bookseller, with cartoon depicting 1876 Democratic presidential candidate Samuel Tilden as a crying baby, c. 1877.

Tilden won the popular vote, but lost the election when the Republican-controlled Congress voted to give his opponent, Rutherford Hayes, disputed votes in the Electoral College. First example of this card we've seen. Mint example.

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