America's partisan "patriots"

Author:
Taylor, Charles Jay, 1855-1929
Date:
1894-01-17
Description:
Four men dance gleefully in front of gigantic figures of "Columbia" and "Europa" who are holding hands across a body of water. At the feet of the figures are suffering, poverty-stricken peoples, with silent factories behind them. The four men are Benjamin Harrison, pointing to himself, John Sherman with a sign that states "The Sherman Bill Did It!", William McKinley holding a sign that states "The McKinley Bill Did It!", and Thomas B. Reed pointing to McKinley. Caption: Chorus of Republican Leaders--Hooray! We'll make all the political capital we can of this - it'll help the Grand Old Party!
Subject:
Columbia (Symbolic character), Tariff, Europa (Greek mythology), Silver question, Law, International relations, Poverty, Cost and standard of living, Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ), Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901, Sherman, John, 1823-1900, McKinley, William, 1843-1901, Reed, Thomas B. (Thomas Brackett), 1839-1902
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.aspx?libID=o289308
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