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The latest novelty
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Title:

The latest novelty

Collection:

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs

Description:

A mechanical wind-up toy railroad set, with large key, has Jay Gould circling on tracks that lead through a tunnel labeled "Court House" with openings labeled "Front Door" and "Back Door." As Cyrus W. Field turns a crank at center, Gould moves along the track and enters at the "Back Door" of the tunnel, then exits, ahead of a foot labeled "Judge," at the "Front Door." Caption: "The Gould Game" - Kick him out of the front door, and he comes in at the back.

Creation Date:

1883-01-10

Creator:

Opper, Frederick Burr, 1857-1937

Citation (Chicago Style):

The latest novelty. Prints and Photographs division. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o288099. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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