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Title
Our merciless millionaire
Type
Still Image
Subject
Vanderbilt, William H. (William Henry), 1821-1885.
College of Physicians and Surgeons in the City of New York.
Capitalists & financiers--1880-1890.
Philanthropists--1880-1890.
Philanthropy--1880-1890.
Millionaires--1880-1890.
Genre Form
print
graphic
graphic
Periodical illustrations--1880-1890.
Magazine covers--1880-1890.
Cartoons (Commentary)--1880-1890.
Chromolithographs--Color--1880-1890.
Language
English
Identified By
Lccn: 2011661840
Color Content
multicolored
Summary
Illustration shows Puck hanging onto the coat-tails of William H. Vanderbilt, who is holding a money bag labeled "Donation of $500,000 to Build a New Medical College", as he climbs the steps to a building labeled "N.Y. College of Physicians & Surgeons"; at the top of the steps are trustees and men with surgical instruments eagerly awaiting the donation. On the right, in the background, is a man standing in the doorway of a building, beneath a sign that states "Crape & Plantem. Undertakers"; he is waving a white cloth.
Authorized Access Point
Opper, Frederick Burr, 1857-1937, Our merciless millionaire