At center, President Theodore Roosevelt shows Uncle Sam and
Columbia a large plant with flowers showing the members of his
cabinet. The surrounding vignettes show a springtime dance of
putti, Alton B. Parker shoveling snow at his home in Esopus, an art
gallery, Irishmen marching in the rain on Saint Patrick's Day, a
woman cleaning house by sweeping a dust cloud of policemen out the
door, and Roosevelt grafting a branch labeled "Indian School
Mission," with blossom of an unidentified bishop of the Catholic
Bureau of Indian Missions, onto the "Interior Dept. Tree."
Cabinet officers; Columbia (Symbolic character); Flowers; Galleries (Architecture); Gardening; Museums; Parades; Processions; Saint Patrick's Day; Snow; Sweeping and dusting; Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); Cortelyou, George B. (George Bruce), 1862-1940; Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918; Hay, John, 1838-1905; Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1835-1909; Metcalf, Victor Howard, 1853-1936; Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917; Morton, Paul, 1857-1911; Parker, Alton B. (Alton Brooks), 1852-1926; Shaw, Leslie M. (Leslie Mortier), 1848-1932; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Wilson, James, 1835-1920
Illustration shows Theodore Roosevelt wearing his Rough Rider uniform, with a "Nobel Prize" extending from one pocket and "The Big Stick" leaning against the wall, changing the title of a large painting of George Washington standing next to his horse so that it reads: "First [crossed out and replaced with] Second in War, First [crossed out and replaced with] Second in Peace, First [crossed out] in the hearts of his countrymen". A book "Alone in Cuba" lies on the floor next to his feet.
Galleries (Architecture); Libel and slander; Portrait painting; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Washington, George, 1732-1799