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Photograph Description: To sweep the Augean Stable. For President, Andrew Jackson. For Vice-President, John C. Calhoun Date Created Published: Cincinnati? : s.n., 1828. Summary: Election ticket for Jackson delegates from various Ohio counties in the presidential contest of 1828, illustrated with an image of a straw broom. The broom, a traditional pictorial and literary symbol of reform, is linked here to one of the mythological labors of Hercules -- his cleansing of the Augean stables. Notes: Title appears as it is written on the item. Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1991, entry 1828-13. Subjects: Calhoun, John C.--(John Caldwell),--1782-1850. Jackson, Andrew,--1767-1845. Ballots--1820-1830. Presidential election--1820-1830. Ohio--1820-1830. Ballots--1820-1830. Woodcuts--1820-1830.