Email SMS This Cite

The "British despot" beaten again

Pughe, J. S. (John S.), 1870-1909
John Bull stands on land labeled "England" as an army of animated steel railroad rails march ashore in military formation from ships docked just offshore. In the background, Uncle Sam is standing on land labeled "United States" with steel factories spewing smoke behind him. Caption: The invasion of England by the great American steel rail army.
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character), John Bull (Symbolic character), Railroad rails, Commerce, Steel industry and trade
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.
More Like This
  • The blessings of "protection" An oversized, bloated human figure with the head of a pig, wearing a sash labeled "Steel Trust," holds steel rails in both hands. He ...
  • The greatest department store on earth; - and every day a bargain day Print shows Uncle Sam standing behind the counter at "Uncle Sam's Department Store" where the...
  • Commercial might versus divine right A huge J.P. Morgan carries a cornucopia filled with railroads, ships, telegraph lines, and steel rails as examples of the broa...
  • The runaway A runaway pig labeled "The Tariff Issue" drags Joseph G. Cannon behind it. They are being chased by John Dalzell, Nelson W. Aldrich, Sereno E. Payne, a...
  • A senate for revenue only Uncle Sam sits on the Speaker's desk in the "U.S. Senate," bound by tape labeled "McKinley's High Protection Monopoly Tariff," facing a g...