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Photograph Description: Rowing him up Salt River Related Names: Currier, Nathaniel, 1813-1888. Date Created Published: 1848. Summary: The cartoonist is optimistic about the prospects of Whig presidential candidate Zachary Taylor, here shown rowing Democratic oppponent Lewis Cass up the river of political misfortune. Cass, seated in the stern, wears an almost comical frown and Taylor, plying his oars in the bow, a look of determination. Notes: Entered.. 1848 by P. Smith i.e., Nathaniel Currier.. N.Y. The Library's impression was deposited for copyright on July 10, 1848, a month after Taylor received the Whig nomination at the party's Philadelphia convention. Title appears as it is written on the item. Gale, no. 5666. Weitenkampf, p. 97. Forms part of: American cartoon print filing series Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1991, entry 1848-27. Subjects: Cass, Lewis,--1782-1866. Taylor, Zachary,--1784-1850. Presidential elections--United States--1840-1850. Salt River. s--1840-1850. Political cartoons--1840-1850.