Puck's political hunting-ground -- how he has made game of the politicians

Author:
Keppler, Joseph Ferdinand, 1838-1894
Date:
1885-01-14
Description:
Illustration shows Puck holding a shotgun over one shoulder and a dead owl in his raised right hand, with him are two hunting dogs labeled "Wit" and "Satire." He is surrounded by dead animals that have the faces of politicians, among them are James G. Blaine, Roscoe Conkling, George M. Robeson, and William E. Chandler. The frog probably represents Benjamin F. Butler, an unidentified man is lying in the marsh grass, and a bird of prey, with the face of Jay Gould, carries off a sheep with "Wit" in pursuit.
Subject:
Politicians, Capitalists and financiers, Dead animals, Hunting, Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893, Chandler, William E. (William Eaton), 1835-1917, Gould, Jay, 1836-1892, Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893, Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888, Robeson, George M. (George Maxwell), 1829-1897
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o287812
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