In another parody of the Van Buren administration's costly
policies in Florida, soldiers recline in the lap of luxury,
attended by an Indian maid and protected by a "Puppy Guard
Sentinel." A soldier playing chess expresses his
gratitude for the bloodhounds:
"Since our new Allies from Cuba have joined us, we can have a quiet game of Chess without any fear of a check from our red friends in the Swamp."
Lithograph by Henry Dacre, attributed to Henry R. Robinson, printed and published by Robinson in 1840.
See the Library of Congress Prints & Photographs to find a complete transcription of the dialogue
accompanying this lithograph.
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