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The opium-joint of the Republican "irreconcilables" -- a cheap way of being happy
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Title:

The opium-joint of the Republican "irreconcilables" -- a cheap way of being happy

Collection:

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs

Description:

In an opium den labeled "Bloody Shirt Joint - Blaine and Reid Managers," James G. Blaine passes out pipes labeled "Tribune Editorials, Blaine's Augusta Speech, Blaine Speeches, [and] Speeches" to fellow Republicans labeled "Chandler, J. Roach, Evarts, Cornell, Logan, Hoar, Foraker, J. Sherman, Brady, Dorsey, [and] Reid," Unidentified is Elihu Root and the man dreaming of becoming the "Secy. of Navy." They have resorted to opium as the panacea for their political woes and while in their drug-induced stupor they dream of Blaine's ascendancy to the presidential throne and of themselves becoming members of Blaine's cabinet.

Creation Date:

1885-09-23

Creator:

Zimmerman, Eugene, 1862-1935

Citation (Chicago Style):

The opium-joint of the Republican "irreconcilables" -- a cheap way of being happy. Prints and Photographs division. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. https://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o287738. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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