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Democracy's plight / J.S. Pughe.

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Print shows William Jennings Bryan, John P. Jones, and Arthur P. Gorman mesmerized by a large menacing genie carrying a sword labeled "Free Silver" that has emerged from an oversized urn; George G. Vest has his ear to the ground and is unaware of the presence of the genie.
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Caption: "At the appearance of this huge monster, the fisherman wished to run away; but his fear was so great he was unable to move." The Arabian Nights Entertainments.
Illus. from Puck, v. 46, no. 1179, (1899 October 11), centerfold.
Copyright 1899 by Keppler & Schwarzmann.

Alois Senefelder, the inventor of lithography, introduced the subject of colored lithography in 1818. Printers in other countries, such as France and England, were also started producing color prints. The first American chromolithograph—a portrait of Reverend F. W. P. Greenwood—was created by William Sharp in 1840. Chromolithographs became so popular in American culture that the era has been labeled as "chromo civilization". During the Victorian times, chromolithographs populated children's and fine arts publications, as well as advertising art, in trade cards, labels, and posters. They were also used for advertisements, popular prints, and medical or scientific books.

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01/01/1899
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Pughe, J. S. (John S.), 1870-1909, artist
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