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Spain's new street crier - with the same old cry

Author:
Pughe, J. S. (John S.), 1870-1909
Date:
1897-11-24
Description:
Uncle Sam, John Bull, and figures representing Germany, Italy, France, and Russia listen as a town crier labeled "Sagasta" reads a proclamation. "Blanco" plays a drum. The proclamation states that Spain's war with Cuba will end "next Thursday afternoon at half past four," or in "two weeks," or "we shall positively end it sometime or other."
Subject:
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character), John Bull (Symbolic character), International relations, Autonomy, Rebellion, Spain, Cuba, Sagasta, Práxedes Mateo, 1825-1903, Blanco y Erenas, Ramón, 1833-1906
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=o289431
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