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Title
A free feast for the congressional colored boys - they are all after a slice free feast for the congressional colored boys - they are all after a slice
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: 2012647227
Color Content
multicolored
Summary
Print shows several legislators slicing up a large watermelon labeled "River and Harbor Bill" in an effort to carry off a share for themselves, while Chester A. Arthur sleeps in the shade of a tree in the background. George G. Vest carries off a slice labeled "Pistol-Pocket Harbor", James D. Cameron has carved out a small chunk labeled "Washy Washy Creek", Elbridge G. Lapham is eating a slice labeled "Gowanus Back-Water Gutter", a slice labeled "Blue-Grass Brook" is at the feet of James B. Beck, as he and Warner Miller work at cutting slices labeled "Wood-Pulp Puddle" and "Skatchekoosis Stream-let", Lucius Q. C. Lamar and Joseph E. Brown approach from the background, with large knives.
Authorized Access Point
Opper, Frederick Burr, 1857-1937, free feast for the congressional colored boys - they are all after a slice