Library of Congress

Authorities & Vocabularies

The Library of Congress > Linked Data Service > BIBFRAME Works

Bibframe Work

Title
"Love's labor's lost"
Type
Still Image
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: 2012645253
Color Content
multicolored
Summary
Illustration shows heavily tattooed James G. Blaine sitting on a stool while Whitelaw Reid, using a brush labeled "Tribune Excuses" and a "Explanation Pumice Stone", and William W. Phelps, using "Vindication Sand Paper", attempt to remove the tattoos of scandals associated with Blaine. On the floor around them are other cleaners labeled "W. Walter Phelps Sophistry Acid, Borax False Arguments, [a bucket of] Tribune Cleaning Fluid, Edmundsine, [and a bottle of] Tribune Editorials"; hanging on the wall behind them is a portrait of Joseph W. Keifer labeled "W. Phelps Previous Attempt at Cleaning". In the background on the left, beyond an American flag curtain, is a group of figures, among them is William M. Evarts and John Logan.
Authorized Access Point
Gillam, Bernhard, 1856-1896, "Love's labor's lost"