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IMAGE number
AQS336628
Title
The Oregon and Texas question, published by A Donnelly, New York, c.1844 (litho)
Artist
Clay, Edward Williams (1799-1857) (after) / American
Location
American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Medium
lithograph
Date
(C19th)
Dimensions
30x38 cms
Description
The paths to statehood of Texas and Oregon. Henry Clay (1777-1852), US Statesman, Secretary of State 1825-29, leans on the U.S. Constitution. Left, Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), 7th President of the USA, carries Texas. Behind, General Santa Anna reaches out to reclaim her. Centre, Secretary of State John Calhoun and British Ambassador to the U.S. Richard Pakenham. Thomas Hart Benton holds Oregon around the waist. Martin Van Buren has both arms around Benton's waist. President Tyler addresses Queen Victoria. To far right is Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha;
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
female / royal / great britain / royalty / cartoon / north america / political / american / america / male / caricature / politics / us / politicians / united kingdom / united states of america / history / satire / usa / Engraving / Mzengraving
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