As a political cartoonist, Thomas Nast wielded more influence than any other ....
He used Irish people as a symbol of mob violence, machine politics, and the ...
Following his death in 1902, Thomas Nast's obituary in Harper's Weekly stated, ...
He devised the Tammany tiger; popularized the donkey as the symbol for the ...
Jan 20, 2012 ... A very famous political cartoonist named Thomas Nast is credited with making
these animals the symbols of their parties during the 1870s.
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emigrated to the United States with his mother and sister when he was six. The first great American political cartoonist's unlettered state proved a boon: Nast's
woodcuts had enormous popular... More »
Nov 24, 2014 ... Thomas Nast, (born Sept. 27, 1840, Landau, Baden [Germany]—died Dec. 7,
1902, Guayaquil, Ecuador), American cartoonist, best known for ...
Known as the 'Father of the American Cartoon,' Thomas Nast's artistic wit
attacked slavery and brought down a big crime boss. Learn more about his life
Oct 23, 2012 ... And Thomas Nast was a master of the medium, although one who, ... “recruiting”
efforts led Nast to create the familiar political symbols that ...
Aug 5, 2012 ... Thomas Nast is widely credited with perpetuating the donkey and elephant as
symbols for the Democratic and Republican Parties. Nast first ...
Nov 6, 2012 ... "The Third-Term Panic," by Thomas Nast, was originally published in ... the
donkey a symbol of the Democrats and the elephant a symbol of the ...