Among the silent ones

Author:
Taylor, Charles Jay, 1855-1929
Date:
1895-07-31
Description:
Uncle Sam, holding a paper labeled "Political Guide," rides on a camel being led by Puck through the "City of Silence," past several silent sphinxes labeled "Tom Reed, Allison, McKinley, Morton, [and] Harrison." Includes dialogue between Uncle Sam and Puck that tells how these rulers were turned to stone for being unable to answer the currency question. Caption: Scene--The City of Silence in the Land of G.O.P., ferninst the Great Political Desert. - Enter Uncle Sam with Puck, his Dragoman.
Subject:
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character), Sphinxes (Mythology), Silence, Silver question, Gold standard, Political parties--Platforms, Camels, Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ), Reed, Thomas B. (Thomas Brackett), 1839-1902, Allison, William B. (William Boyd), 1829-1908, McKinley, William, 1843-1901, Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920, Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901
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=o289244
More Like This
  • The expected Illustration shows Puck as the attending physician to the birth of Uncle Sam's child; Puck emerges from the birthing room to inform Uncle Sam that the...
  • "Hurrah! The country is saved again!" Illustration shows Uncle Sam and Columbia dancing in a line with figures representing "Cuba, Porto Rico, Labor, Capital, Farm...
  • The nations' holiday feast Uncle Sam and Puck offer a toast to the New Year and Peace, with several heavily armed representatives of nations labeled "France, J. Bu...
  • The first to reach the mark Puck rides in a small automobile labeled "1877-1902," passing a reviewing stand where Uncle Sam and Columbia greet him. The background ...
  • The Cuban Problem Caption: Uncle Sam Will Never Do This