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A dangerous bubble

Pughe, J. S. (John S.), 1870-1909
A man labeled "Trust Promoter" blows a bubble labeled "Inflated Values" using "Trust Water" and a pipe labeled "Stock Exchange."
Bubbles, Stock exchanges
Theodore Roosevelt Center
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