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Title
The new policeman on the beat - the monopoly gang defies him!
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: 2012645497
Color Content
multicolored
Summary
Illustration shows a policeman from the "New Chicago Anti-Monopoly Party" holding a broken nightstick labeled "Popular Support", standing on a sidewalk at "Vanderbilt's Monopoly Car Yard", confronting a gang of monopolists that includes, among others, Jay Gould, William H. Vanderbilt, Cyrus W. Field, John Roach, Russell Sage, and an "Anti-Monopoly Grocery Monopolist" Francis B. Thurber. Gang members hold handguns and rocks. Puck, holding a club labeled "Only Support", stands with the policeman. A flag that states "No Thoroughfare for Small Business Men" hangs from a building. An injured or dead man, identified as a "Small Business Man", is lying in the street.
Authorized Access Point
Opper, Frederick Burr, 1857-1937, new policeman on the beat - the monopoly gang defies him!