Photo: Ornithology, Presidential Election, Political Cartoon, Winfield Scott, Pi
Photo: Ornithology, Presidential Election, Political Cartoon, Winfield Scott, Pi

Photo: Ornithology, Presidential Election, Political Cartoon, Winfield Scott, Pi

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Photograph Description: Ornithology Related Names: Childs, J. (John) Clay, Edward Williams, 1799-1857. Date Created Published: N. York : Published by John Childs, 1852. Summary: A mild election-year cartoon portraying Whig presidential candidate Winfield Scott (left) as a turkey and Democrat Franklin Pierce (right) as a gamecock. The two face each other from opposite sides of 'Mason & Dixon's Line.' Scott orders Pierce to 'Get out the way fellow! I want the whole of the road!' Pierce crows back, 'Cock a doodle doo----ooo! Don't you wish you may get it! But you can't get over this line.' Scott's chances in the South were considered poor because of his association with antislavery interests. Notes: Published by John Childs, 84 Nassau St. N. York. Signed with monogram: EWC (Edward Williams Clay). Title appears as it is written on the item. Davison, no. 209. Weitenkampf, p. 109. Forms part of: American cartoon print filing series Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1991, entry 1852-19. Subjects: Pierce, Franklin,--1804-1869. Scott, Winfield,--1786-1866. Presidential elections--United States--1850-1860. s--1850-1860. Political cartoons--1850-1860.