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Gillam, Bernhard 1856-1896

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Works: 153 works in 154 publications in 1 language and 153 library holdings
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Most widely held works about Bernhard Gillam
 
Most widely held works by Bernhard Gillam
Shade of A.T.S.-- "Oh, if I could only find my body!" by Bernhard Gillam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1882 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Print shows the spirit of Alexander Turney Stewart pulling out his hair as Henry Hilton posts "For Sale" notices on Stewart's commercial enterprises, including the "Grand Union Hotel", the "Windsor Hotel", the "Woman's Park Hotel", the "Chicago House", Stewart's Garden City", and his main building at "10th St. & Broadway", after his widow transferred control to Hilton. Joseph Pulitzer pokes Hilton with a closed umbrella. There is an empty sepulchral monument labeled "Sacred to the Memory of A.T. Stew[art], with a sign that states "To Let" in the right foreground
The magnetic bunco-steerer and his confederate by Bernhard Gillam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1884 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Illustration shows, at left, on the sidewalk outside a gambling room labeled "Monopoly Club Shades", James G. Blaine and Benjamin F. Butler cornering a "Workingman" and trying to steer him into the gaming room; on the right, sitting around a table with playing cards are Russell Sage, William W. Phelps, George M. Robeson, Jay Gould, and John Roach, and standing is Cyrus W. Field; on a shelf is a bust of William H. Vanderbilt beneath a sign that states "The Public Be D--" and between notices that state "No Straight Flushes in this House" and "This is a Bluff Game - No Limit", and between boxes of "Brag Chips" and "Bluster Cards."
The bugaboo of congress by Bernhard Gillam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1885 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Illustration shows a large ape labeled "Irish Vote" sitting on a large ballot box, holding a shillelagh, and being pumped-up by a bellows labeled "Demagogery" manipulated by Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa and others, behind them stands James G. Blaine with a copy of "Irish World" in his pocket, and kneeling nearby is John Kelly. A crowd of congressmen are supplicating themselves to the "Irish Vote", among them are John Sherman, John A. Logan, and George F. Edmunds
"Love's labor's lost" by Bernhard Gillam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1884 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Illustration shows heavily tattooed James G. Blaine sitting on a stool while Whitelaw Reid, using a brush labeled "Tribune Excuses" and a "Explanation Pumice Stone", and William W. Phelps, using "Vindication Sand Paper", attempt to remove the tattoos of scandals associated with Blaine. On the floor around them are other cleaners labeled "W. Walter Phelps Sophistry Acid, Borax False Arguments, [a bucket of] Tribune Cleaning Fluid, Edmundsine, [and a bottle of] Tribune Editorials"; hanging on the wall behind them is a portrait of Joseph W. Keifer labeled "W. Phelps Previous Attempt at Cleaning". In the background on the left, beyond an American flag curtain, is a group of figures, among them is William M. Evarts and John Logan
Barkis is willin' by Bernhard Gillam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1883 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Print shows an Irishman man labeled "Democracy" standing at center, holding a small glass slipper labeled "'84 Presidential Nomination", with Samuel J. Tilden and Charles A. Dana as courtiers standing behind him; on the left, sitting in a chair is Benjamin F. Butler, as a housemaid, holding up a huge foot, an oversized shoe labeled "Unanimous Renomination" is on the floor next to the chair. Butler claims to be "Cinderella" (and like Dickens' "Barkis", he is willing), though the others look with dismay at the size of his foot
The receiving-vault of the Republican politicians who defied public morality by Bernhard Gillam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1884 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Illustration shows a procession carrying an embalmed James G. Blaine to place among other embalmed Republicans in an Egyptian tomb; among those previously embalmed are Thomas C. Platt, Stephen W. Dorsey, Thomas Brady, Ulysses S. Grant, Roscoe Conkling, George M. Robeson, Joseph W. Keifer, William P. Kellogg, and William Belknap. Among those carrying the embalmed Blaine labeled "Nominated June 6, Embalmed Nov. 1884" are William W. Phelps, Whitelaw Reid, William H. Robertson, Powell Clayton, and Joseph Medill
Squeezed dry by Bernhard Gillam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1884 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Illustration shows John Kelly dressed as an old woman street vendor, sitting at "Mrs. J. Kelly Political Fruit Stand", selling "N.Y. Patronage Lemonade"; he has tossed to the gutter a lemon labeled "Edson" that shows the face of ex-Mayor of New York City, Franklin Edson. Whitelaw Reid leans around a corner at the end of he produce stand, where a notice has been pasted on the wall that states "City Hall Theatre. Passion Play. Judas - Edson."
The great rival adverting shows to "boom up" stocks by Bernhard Gillam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1883 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Print shows Henry Villard advertising the Northern Pacific Railroad and Rufus Hatch advertising Yellowstone Park Company to American and European investors
The protectors of our industries by Bernhard Gillam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1883 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Cartoon showing Cyrus Field, Jay Gould, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and Russell Sage, seated on bags of "millions", on large raft, and being carried by workers of various professions
The political Courtney by Bernhard Gillam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1884 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Illustration shows a scene at a boathouse where an exhausted James G. Blaine, suffering from "Guano Gout", is being attended to by Jay Gould, Whitelaw Reid, George M. Robeson, William W. Phelps, and Stephen B. Elkins who is searching a box of patent medicines labeled "Remedy, Record Cleaner, Tariff Fever Cure, R.R. Record Purifier, Tattoo Eradicator, [and] Vermont Reviver (Homoepathic)" for a cure; John A. Logan readies the racing shell labeled "Aggressive Campaign" that may be stuck in "Monopoly Mud", and Stephen W. Dorsey, at the entrance to the boathouse, carries oars labeled "Soap" and [Star] "Router", and hanging on the wall are shells and oars labeled "Guano Statesmanship, Speaker Ship's Record Boat, Senatorial Record, [and] Tariff Issue". Grover Cleveland waits in his racing shell labeled "Reform" and Carl Schurz stands at the entrance to the "Independent Boat House" which is next to the "Democratic Boat House". In the background is a crowded grandstand
Who killed Hancock? by Bernhard Gillam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1883 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Print shows the ghost of Winfield Scott Hancock sitting on a throne in a banquet hall, Samuel J. Tilden pushes a frightened Charles A. Dana, as Macbeth, toward Hancock, Dana makes wild statements while waving around a note for $5000.00; a chalice has fallen to the floor, spilling "Harmony". Samuel S. Cox, as a court jester, sits on the floor next to the throne with "S.S. Cox's Joke Book" at his knee. The room is filled with courtiers, among them are Thomas A. Hendricks, Grover Cleveland who has fallen backwards onto John Kelly, Thomas F. Bayard, Samuel J. Randall, David Davis, Henry Watterson, Abram S. Hewitt, Hubert O. Thompson, George Hoadly, and Benjamin F. Butler; all seem to be sitting in judgement of Dana
"Whitelaw Reid refuses to accept the New York senatorship" by Bernhard Gillam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1884 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Illustration shows Whitelaw Reid, dressed as a dandy, turning away from a young woman labeled "N.Y. State" who is carrying a bucket labeled "Reform Milk" and headed in a direction indicated by a sign "To Reform"; he is turning down a marriage proposal before it has been offered
How do they like it themselves? by Bernhard Gillam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1885 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Illustration shows Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa and Johann J. Most shocked by sudden attempts of violence against them. At their feet are headlines from the "United Irishmen" and "Freiheit" that state "Sacrifice Women Children and Everybody - Anything to Raise Subscriptions to the Fund! O'D. Rossa" and "Dynamite Everybody Herr Most."
[Old man and lion] by Bernhard Gillam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1883 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An old man with an eye patch sits against a tree looking stunned, as a lion walks towards him
The same old train-wrecker by Bernhard Gillam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1885 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Illustration shows a man labeled "Hayseed Legislator" waiting next to obstacles labeled "Corruption, Spite against N.Y. City, Backwoods Bullheadedness, [and] Petty Jealousy" that he has placed on railroad tracks ahead of an oncoming train labeled "N.Y. City Reforms"; he is hoping to cause the train to derail
Between two evils by Bernhard Gillam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1882 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Print shows a shabbily dressed man labeled "Intemperate Drunkard" on the left, a well-dressed man labeled "True Temperance" drinking a mug of beer at center, and a man labeled "Intemperate Teetotaler", wearing formal dress, on the right
The two gobblers by Bernhard Gillam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1885 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Illustration shows Jay Gould and William H. Vanderbilt wearing Roman togas, laughing between themselves as they "gobble" up telegraph and railroad companies to add to their monopolies
The great rival advertising shows to "boom up" stocks by Bernhard Gillam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1883 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Print shows three "advertising" sideshows, on the left, the "Great Northern Pacific R.R. Show Patronized by the European Aristocracy" with Henry Villard as the barker and Carl Schurz playing a drum; includes portraits hanging on the side of the tent showing a "Famous German Painter engaged at a cost of $15,000!!!", a "Celebrated German Author, A Live German Baron!!, British Interests Member of Parliament, A Genuine English Lord, the real article, Bavarian General, [and] English Aristocrat". On the right is the "Great Yellowstone Park Show" with "Uncle Rufus Hatch" as barker and Charles A. Dana playing the trombone; includes portraits hanging on the side of the tent showing a "Scout, Arthur's Cabinet [Robert Todd Lincoln], Little "Phil" Sheridan, Great American General, [and] President Arthur" fishing. At center, in the background, is the "Western Union Show" with Jay Gould sitting in front of a tent labeled "Happy Family Inside". Between the sideshows are several well-dressed, serious-minded men, one labeled "Investor", considering the merits of each show before investing
Judge magazine proof sheets( )

1 edition published in 1887 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Set of proofs showing stages in printing a four- or five-color lithograph of political cartoons, the cover and inserts for the issue of Judge for December 24, 1887, consisting of nine proof sheets, three lithographs printed two up on each sheets, printed by Sackett & Wilhelms Lithograph Company, New York, depicting J.G. Blaine and Grover Cleveland about to duel, by Victor; a Mugwump grasshopper and Grover Cleveland, by Bernhard Gillam; Uncle Sam, the national Santa Claus, with toys by Grant E. Hamilton
"What are the wild waves saying, sister?" by Bernhard Gillam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1884 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Illustration shows James G. Blaine, dressed like a farmer with a patch labeled "Vindication" on his pants, standing next to John A. Logan who is dressed as a girl; they are on a beach looking out to sea, watching the waves labeled "Revolt, Revolt in Connecticut, Iowa Doubtful, Ohio Uncertain, Michigan Doubtful", and "Wisconsin, N. Jersey, [and] Indiana" are going "Democratic". Blaine is holding a rope attached to an anchor labeled "To Windward."
 
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Bernard Gillam

Bernhard Gillam Political cartoonist

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