Hunting the Elephant

Title

Hunting the Elephant

Subject

Political cartoons
Heaton, Harold R., -1940
Political candidates
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Merriam, Charles Edward, 1874-1953
Progressive Party (1912)
La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), Sr., 1855-1925

Description

In this cartoon, the Republican elephant flees Progressive Republicans Charles E. Merriam and Robert Maron La Follette, Sr.

La Follette, a Progressive Republican Senator from Wisconsin, ran unsuccessfully for president in 1912 as a Republican and in 1924 under the Progressive Party ticket.

Creator

Heaton, Harold R.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

n.d.

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

400951
Harold R. Heaton Collection

Original Format

political cartoon
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

44 x 38 cm

Citation

Heaton, Harold R., “Hunting the Elephant,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed December 19, 2018, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/25152.