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Belshazzarfeller's feast
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Belshazzarfeller's feast


Library of Congress Prints and Photographs


John D. Rockefeller, as Belshazzar, sits on a throne above a group of capitalists and politicians enjoying a feast of such dishes as "Draw Back Bon-Bons, Fruits of Monopoly, [and] Rebate Plums." The festivities are interrupted by a hand appearing from above holding "The Big Stick" and writing the words "Rate Legislation." Caption: "And the King saw the part of the hand that wrote. Then the King's countenance was changed and his thoughts troubled him." [Daniel 5:5-6]

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Pughe, J. S. (John S.), 1870-1909

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Belshazzarfeller's feast. Prints and Photographs division. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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