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A sunday show - profit for pagan and preacher

Opper, Frederick Burr, 1857-1937
Print shows Robert G. Ingersoll speaking from a stage in an auditorium filled with an audience whose heads are half-dollar coins. Dangling from a cord at the edge of the stage is Thomas De Witt Talmage as a marionette or wooden toy, with one hand pinned to the Bible.
Public speaking, Puppets, Auditoriums, Orators, Sermons, Ingersoll, Robert Green, 1833-1899, Talmage, T. De Witt (Thomas De Witt), 1832-1902
Theodore Roosevelt Center
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
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