The great municipal "freak" - the New York tax-payer
Illustration shows Puck as a barker at a sideshow, presenting as a "freak" the New York City tax payer, pointing to a sign on the wall that states "Here you are now! The New York Tax-Payer!! The Greatest Curiosity ever on Exhibition! He pays $36 Per Capita. For the Privilege of Living in the Dirtiest and Worst-Governed City in the World!" Tax payers from Brooklyn at "$10.88 per capita, Berlin $7.35 per capita, Paris $5.40 per capita, [and] London $7.40 per capita" view the exhibit. Caption: He excites the wonder and amusement of the civilized world - including Brooklyn.
The great municipal "freak" - the New York tax-payer.
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Dakota Rancher (June 1884-1886)
Keppler & Schwarzmann
Puck, v. 18, no. 461
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