Yes, It Exists: President William McKinley as Napoleon

mckinley as napoleon phot by gail worley
Photos By Gail

This jug depicts President William McKinley dressed as Napoleon as a political satire of his policy shift towards American imperialism in the Philippines.

mckinley as napoleon photo by gail worley

McKinley, a Republican, was assassinated by anarchists in Buffalo, New York on September 14th, 1901.

Photographed in the Brooklyn Museum.

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