2023-08 Raynors HCA Live
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A large group of 22 color printed centerspreads, 20" 13", political cartoons covering various political topics, c1904. Minor occasional staining, edge tears, still brilliant color, strong satire. To include, 1904, "A Tough Morsel" shows a crippled Russian bear losing the Russo Japanese war. ... plus, 1894, "The Peanut Hagenbeck and His Sensational Courtesy" Print shows David B. Hill as the animal trainer Carl "Hagenbeck" performing a circus act with trained political animals. ... plus, 1894 "Puck's Suggestion for the German Kaiser's Benefit" shows William II, the German Emperor, wearing a crown and a regal robe with a ribbon that states "Sons of Cold Water", sitting at a table with other military figures, and Count Leo von Caprivi pouring out a glass of "Ice Water" for William to drink. ... plus "The Blaine Campaign of 1888" shows president contender James Blain astride the Republican elephant and waving the Bloody Shirt carrying the Monopolists sword. ... plus, 1893, "America's Proud Four Hundred and Europe's Haughty Nobility - And The Ancestors They Are Always Boasting Of", shows the American upper class on the left and the European nobility on the right, beneath their family trees, with such ancestors as, on the left, "Skin Trader, Money Lender, Slave Trader ...." ... plus, 1893, "Now Let The Rogues March Begin! " Under the Pension Office, the long line of Fraudulent Pensioners are placed in barrels and removed from the pension rolls.. ... plus, 1893 "New York Will Be At the Fair In Spite of Mean and Noisy Obstructions" shows the royal NY Coach driving through Greed, Detractor, Distress and others. ... plus, "His Last Chance" shows Puck encouraging a politician to board the coach "Cleveland Tally Ho bound for Chicago. ... plus, "Lookout for the Locomotive" shows a mule driven coach of the tracks as the Cleveland Democratic Express races down the track. ... plus, c1888 "The Opposition Easter Services - The Reverend David Doesn't Draw" as Cleveland commands the delegate audience. ... plus, 1893 "Launched At Last - Good Luck To Her!" shows a cherub labeled "1894" smashing a bottle of champagne as he launches a large, modern ship, the Ship of State, under the banner "Tariff Reform". ... plus "A Storm Ahead - It May Turn Out a Cyclone" shows a wagonload of politicians whose mules are spoked by the Cresham Boom in the distance. ... plus, 1890, "The Tariff Cow - The Farmer Feeds Her - The Monopolist Gets The Milk" shows the hard worker farmer paying the war tax and feeding the cow while the monopolists gets the profit. ... plus, 1883, "Let The Political Army Have New Drums Also!" shows Ulysses S. Grant with his "Grant Boom" band comprised of Samuel J. Tilden, Lucius Q.C. Lamar, Roscoe Conkling, .... et al. ... plus, "Liberty. It Is To Laugh", shows all the "little people" paying the tariffs controlled by the monopolists. ... plus, 1893 "The Enfant Terrible of Europe" shows several European rulers keeping an eye on William II, the German Emperor, as he walks down the road between them. ... plus, 1908 "The Kept Judge" shows two men, one labeled "Political Boss" and the other labeled "Special Privilege" with copies of "Blank Injunctions" in his pocket, helping a diminutive judge write a "Dictated Decision". ... plus, 1910 "Happy New Year! Time", shows Father Time ringing bells proclaiming "The Greatest Good for the Greatest Number. ... plus, 1910 "Dives and Lazarus" shows a fat man labeled "Monopoly" feasting on a large piece of meat labeled "Alaska Natural Resources" while a beggar labeled "American Homesteader" lies at his feet asking only for the morsels that fall from the table. ... plus, 1910 "The Return of the Dove to the Ark" shows an ark labeled "Democratic Principles" aground in the receding waters of the flood near a landscape labeled "Republican Power"; the ark is full of democrats. ... plus, 1912 "The Monitors and Merrimac" shows a battered ironclad labeled "High Cost of Living" being bombarded by several ironclads labeled "Socialism, Municipal Market, Parcel Post, Single Tax ... plus, "Draw Your Own Conclusions" shows Uncle Sam floating down the Potomac of the ironclad Civil Service Reform while the politicians attack from the land. ..., plus, "Drive Out The Pension Frauds! - The Honest Veterans Are Again On Hand When Their Country Calls Them" shows the Vets driving the corrupt pension fraudsters from the public square.
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A Large Collection of Color Printed Political Cartoons - Puck Center Spreads

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Minimum Bid: $150.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $0.00
Estimate: $300 - $500
Auction closed on Sunday, August 27, 2023.
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