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Topic: power

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To his royal highness Fredrick Duke of York, this plate of Satan holding th prepondrence of power; or, Bounaparte's threat, is most humbly inscribed, by E. Sanders

To his royal highness Fredrick Duke of York, this plate of Satan holdi...

Print shows Satan holding a balance to which, on one end is attached a hot-air balloon with a bishop, possibly the Duke of York, and another man standing on top, its lightness has skewed the balance to end over... more

The four traitors, who most infamously sold themselves to the Dorrites for office and political power

The four traitors, who most infamously sold themselves to the Dorrites...

An illustrated broadside reviling four Rhode Island Whigs who broke party ranks to support a popular movement to free imprisoned radical Thomas Wilson Dorr. (On the Dorr Rebellion see also "Trouble in the Spart... more

The power of fashion - Defiance Cigar Manufactory - D.H.

The power of fashion - Defiance Cigar Manufactory - D.H.

Tobacco package label showing an African American woman sitting on a step at the entrance to a building, smoking a cigar; she is wearing torn clothing and a dog is sitting beside her.

Jacob Haehnlen's steam power lithographic & letter press printing rooms

Jacob Haehnlen's steam power lithographic & letter press printing room...

Includes picture of business, located in Goldsmith's Hall, New York, N.Y., surrounded by letter vignettes and other illustrations.

It is only a truce to regain power ("playing possum") / Th. Nast.

It is only a truce to regain power ("playing possum") / Th. Nast.

Horace Greeley with "C.S." (Carl Schurz?) coaxing an Afro-American to shake hands with two men, one wearing hat labeled "Ku Klux Klan" and one wearing hat labeled "Tammany," who are hiding weapons behind their ... more

Arbitration is the true balance of power. Puck: "Don't meddle with the hands, gentlemen - this pendulum is the only thing to regulate that clock!" / J. Keppler.

Arbitration is the true balance of power. Puck: "Don't meddle with the...

Two men setting hands "labor" of clock "business," as Puck, standing on book "Common sense," holds up pendulum "arbitration."

The one man power in our jury system / J. Keppler.

The one man power in our jury system / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows an old hag labeled "Tradition" sitting in a chair labeled "Justice" and holding a large balance scale labeled "LAW" with ten men on the right and one smug man labeled "Stubbornness, Ignorance... more

The same old power behind the throne / Dalrymple.

The same old power behind the throne / Dalrymple.

Print shows Speaker of the House, Thomas B. Reed, holding a gavel and "Tariff Legislation", sitting at the Speaker's desk, mindful of the large man, wearing a business suit labeled "Protectionist", sitting behind him.

The see-saw nations--The Anglo-Saxons balance of power / Victor Gillam.

The see-saw nations--The Anglo-Saxons balance of power / Victor Gillam...

Cartoon showing Uncle Sam and John Bull sitting at one end of the see-saw, while Turkey, Spain, China, France, Germany, and Russia struggle to stay on the other end, with "History" and a cannon as the fulcrum.

Panorama of Galveston power house /

Panorama of Galveston power house /

From Edison films catalog: This building and machinery supplied the electric power and electric light for the entire city of Galveston, including the car system. The building, which is of solid masonry, is a co... more

[M.F. Keiter "blackmail" document - power of attorney]

[M.F. Keiter "blackmail" document - power of attorney]

This document refers to Bishop Milton Wright, the Wright brothers' father. The Bishop's career was threatened when he was wrongly implicated by a layman's misappropriation of church funds. Wilbur came to his de... more

[M.F. Keiter "blackmail" document - power of attorney]

[M.F. Keiter "blackmail" document - power of attorney]

This document refers to Bishop Milton Wright, the Wright brothers' father. The Bishop's career was threatened when he was wrongly implicated by a layman's misappropriation of church funds. Wilbur came to his de... more

The power behind the scare-crow / J.S. Pughe.

The power behind the scare-crow / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows a scarecrow in a corn field labeled "Nomination"; it is fashioned out of pieces of cloth labeled with the names of several states "Indiana, Illinois, Mass., Mich., Georgia, New York, Pennsylv... more

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