Will He Accept?

Title

Will He Accept?

Subject

McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949
Political cartoons
Elections
Democratic Donkey (Symbolic character)
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925
Loudspeakers
Democratic Party (U.S.). Commission on Presidential Nomination
Political candidates
Presidential candidates
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Presidents--Elections
Political campaigns
Presidential candidates

Description

William Jennings Bryan prepares to speak while holding a megaphone to the ear of the Democratic donkey as he prepares to accept the Democratic nomination for president for the third time. Bryan, the forty-first U.S. Secretary of State, was the Democratic nominee for president in 1896, 1900, and 1908, and was one of the leading lecturers of the progressive era, championing pacifism, free silver, popular democracy, and regulation of big business.

Creator

McCutcheon, John T.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1908-08-12

Rights

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

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

403029
John T. McCutcheon Collection

Original Format

political cartoon
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

39 x 36 cm

Citation

McCutcheon, John T., “Will He Accept?,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 27, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/24854.