Boss Tweed Audiobook : The Images

 

Audiobooks are heard, not seen, but the story of Boss Tweed is immersed in visual arts: newspaper cartoons, headlines, and charts.   If you just downloaded the audiobook version, read by the excellent Scott Ellis,  here are all the images from the story, laid out by chapter, either to follow while you listen or to enjoy later.  

 

Chapter 1: Alone

     

                   Harper’s Weekly, January 26, 1878

Chapter 2: Riots

     New York Governor Horatio Seymour

      

               Harper’s Weekly, September 3, 1864    

                 Thomas Nast

Chapter 3: Ballots

 
     Samuel J. Tilden
 
 
     Tammany Hall, on 14th Street facing Union Square, 1870s.
    
 

                 Harper’s Weekly, October 10, 1868

Chapter 4: Spoils

Peter B. Sweeny                Richard Connolly              A. Oakey Hall
 

Chapter 5: Park Row

          
       Evening Telegram, January 6, 1871
 

Chapter 6: Whitewash

     Jimmy O’Brien  
    

 Harpers Weekly, January 14, 1871

Chapter 8: I Pledge Myself to Persevere

    Harper’s Weekly, April 16, 1870
 
 
    Harpers Weekly, June 10, 1871

Chapter 9: The Wedding

     William Tweed, Jr.

Chapter 10: July

    
      Evening Telegraph, August 18, 1871
      

Harper’s Weekly,  July 29, 1871

Chapter 11: Disclosure

     New-York Times, July 22, 1871
 

   Harper’s Weekly, August 19, 1871 

Chapter 12: Panic

          Harper’s Weekly, October 7, 1871. 
 
         Harper’s Weekly, July 22, 1871
 
                  Harper’s Weekly, September 30, 1871
  
                   Harpers Weekly, August 19, 1871
 

Chapter 13: Tilden

     Frank Leslie’s Illustrated, October 7, 1871

Chapter 15: Numbers

  
 New-York Times, October 26, 1871

Chapter 17: Marked

     
                  Harper’s Weekly, October  21, 1871
 
 
                 Harper’s Weekly, November 11, 1871.
  

                     Cartoon by R. Hoyt, 1871

Chapter 18: Law

  
                             Harper’s Weekly, December 18, 1875
     

                         Harper’s Weekly, January 4, 1873

Chapter 20: Escape

 
 

                         Harper’s Weekly, July 1, 1876

Chapter 23: Legacy

 

     Harper’s Weekly, October 21, 1871

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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