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Catalog Number 2009.1.40
Object Name Cartoon
Scope & Content The item is the front page from the publication, Puck from January 15,1890. Vol. XXVI No. 671. It is a political cartoon depicting Uncle Sam holding a flag saying "Tariff Reform" Beneath him, McKinley, John Wanamaker, Jim Blaine, and Quay are standing surrounded by bags and barrels of money. There are two signs in the picture one that says "Notice No Thoroughfare" and "Trusts Are Largely Private Affairs." Under the title, it says, "Uncle Sam.-When I git a-going, nothin' can stop me!" It was drawn by Halrymple. Copyright 1889 Keppler and Schwartzmann. It cost 10 cents at publication.
Creator Not legible
Title A Useless Barricade
Collection The McKinley Birthplace Museum Collection
Accession number 2009.1
Caption Puck 1890
Condition Okay
Credit line MCKINLEY MUSEUM
Notes Purchased by Dave Snyder on Ebay for the McKinley Birthplace Museum.
People McKinley, William
Blaine, Jim
Quay
Wanamaker, John
Keppler
Schwartzmann
Subjects Presidents
Publishers
Publishing industry
Politics & government
Politicians
Political cartoons