Another "Federal Interference" The Struggle between Athena Hygeia and Yellow Jack

Another "Federal Interference" The Struggle between Athena Hygeia and Yellow Jack

Artist: Thomas Nast (American ; 1840-1902)

Maker/Publisher: Harper's Weekly

Date: published April 19, 1879
Dimensions:
Overall: 23 1/8 x 16 1/2 in. (58.8 x 41.9 cm)
Classification: PRINTS
Credit Line: Gift of Mabel Nast Crawford and Cyril Nast
Object number: 49.17.93
DescriptionThis cartoon is about the Yellow Fever epidemic of 1878, the worst case ever recorded in the Mississippi River Valley.
Inscribed: in plate l.r.: Th:Nast
Terms
  • political cartoon
  • allegorical figure
  • skeleton
  • current events
  • tombstone
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