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Celebrating July 4th, 1898 - "the triumph of the American battle-ship" / Keppler.

Celebrating July 4th, 1898 - "the triumph of the American battle-ship" / Keppler.

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Summary

Print shows a gleeful Uncle Sam sitting with John Bull, who is a sailor representing England, and six figures representing "Spain", "Italy" (Umberto I), "Austria" (Franz Joseph I), "France", Germany (William II), and "Russia" (Nicholas II), watching a fireworks display that shows the outline of a huge American battleship that illuminates the ruins of the "Spanish Fleet", and in the clouds of smoke shows portraits of "Schley, Sampson, Hobson, [and] Dewey".

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Date

01/01/1898
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Contributors

Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956, artist
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