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Nast, Thomas 1840-1902; U.S. political cartoonist & illustrator, born in Germany
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, Thomas 1840-1902.
German-born American editorial cartoonist whose caricatures in Harper's Weekly contributed to the downfall of the Tweed Ring in New York City. He also established the donkey and the elephant as symbols of the Democratic and Republican parties.