Saturday, October 27, 2012

This cat escapes the Senate

Title: This cat escapes the Senate with a few of its nine lives left; - will it lose them in the House?  /  J.S.P. Creator(s): Pughe, J. S. (John S.), 1870-1909, artist. Date Created/Published: N.Y. : J. Ottmann Lith. Co., Puck Bldg., 1902 April 2. Medium: 1 print : chromolithograph.

Summary: Illustration shows a view in the Senate chamber at the U.S. Capitol of a large cat with papers tied around its waist labeled "Ship Subsidy Bill"; it is making a mad dash for a door as senators throw ink pots and books at it while Mark Hanna tries to get them to stop. Senators Vest and Tillman are identified in the foreground as being in opposition to the bill. Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-25623 (digital file from original print)

Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.

Call Number: Illus. in AP101.P7 1902 (Case X) [P and P] Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Notes: Title from item. Illus. in: Puck, v. 51, no. 1309 (1902 April 2), centerfold. Copyright 1902 by Keppler and Schwarzmann.

Subjects: Hanna, Marcus Alonzo,--1837-1904. Tillman, Benjamin R.--(Benjamin Ryan),--1847-1918. Vest, George Graham,--1830-1904. United States.--Congress.--Senate. Assistance--1900-1910. Boat & ship industry--United States--1900-1910. Legislation--1900-1910. Cats--1900-1910.

Format: Cartoons (Commentary) --1900-1910. Chromolithographs--Color--1900-1910. Periodical illustrations--1900-1910. Collections: Miscellaneous Items in High Demand

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