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Democracy's plight

Author:
Pughe, J. S. (John S.), 1870-1909
Date:
1899-10-11
Description:
Print shows William Jennings Bryan, John P. Jones, and Arthur P. Gorman mesmerized by a large menacing genie carrying a sword labeled "Free Silver" that has emerged from an oversized urn. George G. Vest has his ear to the ground and is unaware of the presence of the genie. Caption: "At the appearance of this huge monster, the fisherman wished to run away; but his fear was so great he was unable to move." The Arabian Nights Entertainments.
Subject:
Jinn, Silver question, Fear, Urns, Democracy, Economic policy, Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925, Vest, George Graham, 1830-1904, Gorman, Arthur P. (Arthur Pue), 1839-1906, Jones, John P. (John Percival), 1829-1912
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=o288120