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Title
The olympus of corruption - "Apollo strikes the lyre and charms the gods"
Type
Still Image
Genre Form
print
graphic
graphic
Periodical illustrations--1880-1890.
Cartoons (Commentary)--1880-1890.
Chromolithographs--Color--1880-1890.
Language
English
Identified By
Lccn: 2011661834
Color Content
multicolored
Summary
Illustration shows James G. Blaine as Apollo playing a lyre labeled "N.Y. Tribune" fashioned from the body of Whitelaw Reid, before a gathering of the gods on Olympus; among those present are Cyrus Field as Mercury, George M. Robeson as Neptune, Charles A. Dana as Minerva, Jay Gould as Zeus, T.C. Platt, Robert G. Ingersoll, and R.B. Hayes as angels, Chauncey Depew, W.H. Vanderbilt as Pluto, Russell Sage, William W. Phelps, John Roach as Vulcan, Stephen B. Elkins as Dionysus, Keifer as Hercules, John A. Logan as Mars, Benjamin F. Butler as Venus, Stephen W. Dorsey and Thomas J. Brady as putti, and John Kelly as an owl.
Authorized Access Point
Gillam, Bernhard, 1856-1896, olympus of corruption - "Apollo strikes the lyre and charms the gods"