Lot 27: Thomas Nast Tammany Tiger Loose 1871 Harpers
Designer Handbags/Shoes * Coins * Ephemera * Sterling * Christmas Decorations and Cookie Jars * Buttons
October 30, 2016
Marlborough, NH, USALive Auction
Description: The Tammany Tiger Loose, Harpers Weekly, November 11, 1871, In 1871 the Republican New York Times ran a scathing series of exposés of corruption in the Tammany Hall-controlled Democratic administration of New York City, and Harpers Weekly and Thomas Nast quickly joined the campaign. A bloodthirsty Tammany mascot has mauled the Republic.