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Title
Our robber barons
Type
Still Image
Subject
Gould, Jay, 1836-1892.
Vanderbilt, William H. (William Henry), 1821-1885.
Field, Cyrus W. (Cyrus West), 1819-1892.
Sage, Russell, 1816-1906.
Robeson, George M. (George Maxwell), 1829-1897.
Capitalists & financiers--1880-1890.
Robberies--1880-1890.
Criminals--1880-1890.
Corruption--1880-1890.
Monopolies--1880-1890.
Tariffs--1880-1890.
Free trade & protection--1880-1890.
Castles & palaces--1880-1890.
Industrial facilities--1880-1890.
Genre Form
print
graphic
graphic
Periodical illustrations--1880-1890.
Cartoons (Commentary)--1880-1890.
Chromolithographs--Color--1880-1890.
Language
English
Identified By
Lccn: 2012647214
Color Content
multicolored
Summary
Print shows several rogues, Jay Gould labeled "R. Road Monopolist", William H. Vanderbilt labeled "Corporations", Cyrus W. Field labeled "Telegraph Monopoly", Russell Sage(?) labeled "Stock Jobbing", and George M. Robeson labeled "Congress", robbing a "Tax Payer" of his "Income" (Robeson/Congress strangling him with "Unjust Tax"); in the right foreground, the tools and "Cloth" the "Tax Payer" needs are "Taxed", as others help themselves to his "Products of Honest Labor", with Vanderbilt directing some carrying bags labeled "Plunder" and "Gains" up steps labeled "Tax Steals, Land Grants, Friendly Judges, Lobbyism, [and] Public Apathy" that lead to a large building labeled "Castle Monopoly" atop a mountain. In the background, on the right, are buildings labeled "Manufactory Closed [and] Foundry Closed" and other industrial buildings "Closed"; a chain labeled "Protection" blocks the harbor, preventing ships with products for export from departing.
Authorized Access Point
Gillam, Bernhard, 1856-1896, Our robber barons