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Title
Cut-throat business in Wall Street. How the inexperienced lose their heads
Type
Still Image
Subject
Gould, Jay, 1836-1892.
Vanderbilt, William H. (William Henry), 1821-1885.
Sage, Russell, 1816-1906.
Keene, James R. (James Robert), 1838-1913.
Capitalists & financiers--1880-1890.
Saving & investment--1880-1890.
Bonds (Negotiable instruments)--1880-1890.
Stock exchanges--1880-1890.
Razor blades--1880-1890.
Corruption--1880-1890.
Avarice--1880-1890.
Wall Street (New York, N.Y.)--1880-1890.
Genre Form
print
graphic
graphic
Periodical illustrations--1880-1890.
Cartoons (Commentary)--1880-1890.
Chromolithographs--Color--1880-1890.
Language
English
Identified By
Lccn: 2012647282
Color Content
multicolored
Summary
Print shows William H. Vanderbilt, Jay Gould, Russell Sage and James R. Keene checking ticker tape connected to a large straight-edge razor labeled "Wade in & Butcher'em" and "This Indicator Rises & Falls with Stocks" with a bear and a bull and several money bags labeled "$" balanced on the back of the blade; below, draped over the handle are many investors reaching for bundles of "Pacific Mail, Western Union, [and] Erie" stocks, the blade is poised to drop. In the background another group of investors labeled "The Lambs Brigade" are headed into the "N.Y. Stock Exchange".
Authorized Access Point
Keppler, Joseph Ferdinand, 1838-1894, Cut-throat business in Wall Street. How the inexperienced lose their heads