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Title
Our busy old women Our busy old women
Type
Still Image
Genre Form
print
graphic
graphic
Periodical illustrations--1890-1900.
Cartoons (Commentary)--1890-1900.
Chromolithographs--Color--1890-1900.
Language
English
Identified By
Lccn: 2012647407
Color Content
multicolored
Summary
Print shows a large monument constructed "A.D. 1898" showing statues of President William McKinley labeled "Administration", General William R. Shafter labeled "Army", and Admiral George Dewey labeled "Navy", and a plaque that states "To Commemorate the Spanish-American War which has raised the United States Army and Navy to a proud position not only in the eyes of Americans but in the eyes of the World"; also, a gang of "Old Women" with ropes trying to pull down the statues. Among the identified women are "Schurz, Boutelle, Hoar, N.Y. World [Pulitzer], Cockran, Tillman, Caffery, Gorman, Vest, Jones, Hale, Bryan, Godkin [turning a crank for the] Evening Post, Sherman, Ottendorfer, [and] Edmunds".
Authorized Access Point
Pughe, J. S. (John S.), 1870-1909, Our busy old women