The Tammany Tiger Loose.—”What are you going to do about it?”

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Creator

Thomas Nast

Title

The Tammany Tiger Loose.—”What are you going to do about it?”

Publisher

Harper Brothers

Date

November 11, 1871

Coverage

New York

Description

Thomas Nast was America’s greatest political cartoonist. His legendary association with Harper’s Weekly brought about the popularization of the Democratic donkey, and the creation of the Republican elephant, the Tammany tiger and the modern image of Santa Claus. His biting political cartoons helped bring down political bosses (most famously, the notorious William Marcy Tweed) and presidential candidate too! 

Source

From Harper’s Weekly, November 11, 1871