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The custom house ordeal / Keppler.

The custom house ordeal / Keppler.

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Summary

Illustration shows a merchant labeled "Dealer in Protected Goods" standing in a customhouse, with a whip which forms the words "Protective Tariff Bought from Congress"; a paper labeled "Bribe" extends from his pocket. Horrified travelers watch as custom officials search their luggage for contraband.

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Date

01/01/1901
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Contributors

Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956, artist
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on publication.

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