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May the new year do better

Pughe, J. S. (John S.), 1870-1909
An elderly man labeled "1898" carries a sack labeled "Nuisances" filled with diminutive figures labeled "Spain, R. H. Davis, Crank, Quay, Esterhazy, Paty de Clam, Mercier, Yellow Journal, Prize Fighter, Croker, Platt, Tanner, Aguinaldo, [and] Free Silverite." Also shown is Joseph Pulitzer. Above are two angels carrying a putti labeled "1899" between them. One angel is labeled "Prosperity" and holds a cornucopia; the other is labeled "Peace" and blows a trumpet.
New Year, Angels, Corruption, Silver question, Davis, Richard Harding, 1864-1916, Quay, Matthew Stanley, 1833-1904, Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911, Croker, Richard, 1843-1922, Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910, Aguinaldo, Emilio, 1869-1964, Esterhazy, Ferdinand Walsin, 1847-1923, Tanner, John R., 1844-1901
Theodore Roosevelt Center
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