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The tournament of today - a set-to between labor and monopoly
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Title:

The tournament of today - a set-to between labor and monopoly

Collection:

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs

Description:

Print shows a jousting tournament between an oversized knight riding horse-shaped armor labeled "Monopoly" over a locomotive, with a long plume labeled "Arrogance," and carrying a shield labeled "Corruption of the Legislature" and a lance labeled "Subsidized Press," and a barefoot man labeled "Labor" riding an emaciated horse labeled "Poverty,", and carrying a sledgehammer labeled "Strike." On the left is seating "Reserved for Capitalists" where Cyrus W. Field, William H. Vanderbilt, John Roach, Jay Gould, and Russell Sage are sitting. On the right, behind the labor section, are telegraph lines flying monopoly banners that are labeled "Wall St., W.U.T. Co., [and] N.Y.C. RR."

Creation Date:

1883-08-01

Creator:

Graetz, F. (Friedrich), approximately 1840-approximately 1913

Citation (Chicago Style):

The tournament of today - a set-to between labor and monopoly. Prints and Photographs division. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. https://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o287571. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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