19th Century Double-Page Color Cartoon from Puck: The Real Struggle. The True and the False Friends of the Working-man. By J. Keppler
(American Art - Puck - Political History - Labor)

New York, N.Y.: Puck, 1886. F Approximately 13 1/2" x 19 1/2" overall size; a double sheet from this humor and political satire periodical; this image focusing on the social tensions of the time concerning worker rights, symbolized by a struggling 'Uncle Sam' worker with tool bag caught in-between the snake-pit of Disorder & Bloodshed, being pulled down by an anarchist and socialist with a ranting 'king' of violence and boycott egging them on below, while two well-dressed gentlemen pull from above, Chief Arthur and Powderly, beckoning the poor man to his job in a pleasant factory and an idyllic village life; light wear; original fold line, text on back; colors bright, in very good condition. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 23590)


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