New York: Keppler & Schwarzmann, 1906. First Edition. Original color lithograph by L. M. Glackens, the cover measures 10” x 13.75”; We have used the image from the Library of Congress, our piece does not have the library stamps pictured on that copy. Very good, a bright image. Item #17933
Illustration shows a woman labeled "Wall Street" as a nursery rhyme figure, possibly Little Bo Peep; she has pulled all the paper petals labeled "Tight Money" and "Easy Money" off a paper flower, the center of the flower, on the ground among the petals, shows a medallion that states "In Cortelyou We Trust". Her bodice is labeled "Stock Exchange". George B. Cortelyou, dressed as an Elizabethan suitor, is standing behind her, they are embracing as he holds aloft a diamond ring labeled "Treasury Aid". Puck was the first successful humor magazine in the United States of colorful cartoons, caricatures and political satire of the issues of the day. It was published from 1871 until 1918.
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