The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Brought about the ruin of the grafters : Boss Tweed with police cartoon

This cartoon by Thomas Nast, caricaturist, portrays William M. Tweed, also known as Boss Tweed, towering over a policeman who is holding a prisoner. Reprinted from "Harper's weekly".


10 x 6.7 cm

Tribune Company

black and white

  • English

  • still image
  • text

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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

  • Chicago Sunday Tribune (November 5, 1933), p. 4

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