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Belshazzarfeller's feast
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Title:

Belshazzarfeller's feast

Collection:

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs

Description:

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]

Creation Date:

1905-05-31

Creator:

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

Citation (Chicago Style):

Belshazzarfeller's feast. Prints and Photographs division. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. https://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o278107. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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