Illustration shows a procession carrying an embalmed James G.
Blaine to place among other embalmed Republicans in an Egyptian
tomb; among those previously embalmed are Thomas C. Platt, Stephen
W. Dorsey, Thomas Brady, Ulysses S. Grant, Roscoe Conkling, George
M. Robeson, Joseph W. Keifer, William P. Kellogg, and William
Belknap. Among those carrying the embalmed Blaine labeled
"Nominated June 6, Embalmed Nov. 1884" are William W. Phelps,
Whitelaw Reid, William H. Robertson, Powell Clayton, and Joseph
Medill. Caption: The wire-pullers have nominated him; but the
people will send him where they have sent the others.
Presidents--Elections; Presidents--Election--Public opinion; Tombs; Mummies; Political corruption; Scandals--Political aspects; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912; Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893; Clayton, Powell, 1833-1914; Dorsey, Stephen Wallace, 1842-1916; Brady, Thomas Jefferson, 1839-1904; Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888; Robeson, George M. (George Maxwell), 1829-1897; Keifer, Joseph Warren, 1836-1932; Belknap, William W. (William Worth), 1829-1890; Phelps, William Walter, 1839-1894; Kellogg, William Pitt, 1830-1918; Robertson, William Henry, 1823-1898; Medill, Joseph, 1823-1899