The hounds became a fixture in cartoon representations of
Zachary Taylor. Here, presidential candidate Taylor is pursued by
bloodhounds in this 1848 pro-Democratic satire predicting that
the Whig candidate will lose the upcoming election. Recalling
the dogs' place of origin, a nervous Taylor exclaims, "When Cuba is Annexed I hope these Foreigners will no longer be imported to annoy the 'Natives' in this way."
Lithograph signed with initials "W. J. C.," attributed to Henry R. Robinson, published by Robinson in 1848.
See the Library of Congress Prints & Photographs to find a complete transcription of the dialogue
accompanying this lithograph.
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