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Title
Speaker Keifer's kaleidoscopic speech, at the N.Y. Chamber of Commerce banquet, held at Delmonico's, May 9th, 1882
Type
Still Image
Genre Form
print
graphic
graphic
Vignettes--1880-1890.
Periodical illustrations--1880-1890.
Cartoons (Commentary)--1880-1890.
Chromolithographs--Color--1880-1890.
Language
English
Identified By
Lccn: 2012647206
Color Content
multicolored
Summary
Print shows a vignette cartoon with a carriage at center in which Jay Gould, Russell Sage, Cyrus W. Field, and William H. Vanderbilt are riding with large money bags, the wheels are labeled "Corporations" and "Monopoly". The carriage is driven by an eagle dressed like Uncle Sam with top hat labeled "1882" and carrying a whip labeled "Revenue Tariff", and is pulled by an "Underpaid Workman", a "Starving Laborer", a "War Widow", a "Sewing Girl", an "Old Merchant", a "Poor Clerk", and a "Cripple", among others, with ropes labeled "Tax". The surrounding vignettes show scenes of corruption, misfortune, presidential office seekers, Valley Forge, and "Charitable Institutions for the poor and unfortunate" from "Maine" to "California" showing buildings labeled "Poor House" and "Jail"; featured are such figures as Chester A. Arthur, George M. Robeson, Samuel J. Tilden, Roscoe Conkling, John Kelly, Ulysses S. Grant, Benjamin F. Butler, and Joseph W. Keifer, as well as "Honest Labor, Patriotism, [and] Integrity".
Authorized Access Point
Keppler, Joseph Ferdinand, 1838-1894, Speaker Keifer's kaleidoscopic speech, at the N.Y. Chamber of Commerce banquet, held at Delmonico's, May 9th, 1882