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SAM'S COMING

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A music cover for a song by William Clifton, "inscribed [i.e., dedicated] to New York Know Nothing leader James W. Barker Esq." The illustration features the youthful "Sam" type who appears in various identities in earlier nativist prints, such as "Uncle Sam, an American Song" (no. 1854-5). The portrait bears a particularly strong resemblance to "Citizen Know Nothing" in Sarony's "Uncle Sam's Youngest Son" (no. 1854-4) as well as to the central figure in "The Young America Schottisch" (no. 1855-5). Here shown in bust portrait looking toward the right, the figure wears a hat with a curled brim, flowing tie, plaid waistcoat, and jacket.

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