Kelly Strikes his Great Historical Attitude
Date: 1882
Medium: Ink on wove paper
Dimensions: composition: 5 5/8 × 6 11/16 in. (14.3 × 17 cm) sheet: 8 1/4 × 8 7/16 in. (21 × 21.4 cm)
Illustration Citation: Puck, September 20, 1882
Credit Line: Gift of Helen Farr Sloan, 1979
Object Number: 1979-102
About: This cartoon depicts John Kelly, ironically nicknamed "Honest John," the comptroller of New York City and head of Tammany Hall political machine,1876-1884
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