"'Tis The Times' Plague, When Madmen Lead the Blind."-Shakespeare.

"'Tis The Times' Plague, When Madmen Lead the Blind."-Shakespeare.

Artist: Thomas Nast (American ; 1840-1902)

Maker/Publisher: Harper's Weekly

Date: June 3, 1876
Dimensions:
Overall: 21 7/8 x 15 15/16 in. (55.5 x 40.5 cm)
Classification: PRINTS
Credit Line: Gift of Irwin and Dianne Steinberg
Object number: 99.1.268
Descriptionfrom "King Lear" by William Shakespeare (written ca. 1605-06)
Inscribed: none
Terms
  • political cartoon
  • allegorical figure
  • ravine
  • Zeus
  • justice
  • blindness
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