Library of Congress

Authorities & Vocabularies

The Library of Congress > Linked Data Service > BIBFRAME Works

Bibframe Work

Title
Drowning in his own "pool"
Type
Still Image
Subject
Gould, Jay, 1836-1892.
Vanderbilt, William H. (William Henry), 1821-1885.
Bonds (Negotiable instruments)--1880-1890.
Stock certificates--1880-1890.
Fraud--1880-1890.
Swindlers--1880-1890.
Drowning--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: 2012645206
Color Content
multicolored
Summary
Illustration shows Jay Gould drowning in "Watered Stocks" certificates, some labeled "Watered W.U.T." and "Watered Wabash", at the bottom of the steps to Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York City. William H. Vanderbilt sits at the top of the steps, on a large bag labeled "$40,000,000 U.S. Bonds" and "Vanderbilt"; the statue of George Washington is visible on the right.
Authorized Access Point
Graetz, F. (Friedrich), approximately 1840-approximately 1913, Drowning in his own "pool"