The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Assailed the boodlers : caricature by Thomas Nast

Cartoon image of the "Tweed Ring," a political gang of the 1860s who extorted millions of dollars from the city of New York. The caricature was drawn by Thomas Nast, a political cartoonist for the New York newspaper responsible for exposing Boss Tweed and his fellow conspirators. Reprinted from Harper's Weekly.


9 x 12 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 (December 10, 1933), p. 4

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