Western Republicans Free Silver coins money U.S. Monetary policy 1896 Puck printAntiqueMapsPrints.com
Out of a Clear Sky Comes a Fierce Nor'Wester!
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Issued 1896, March 25th, New York, by Puck .
Illustrated by Dalrymple.
Fascinating late-19th century color lithographed political cartoon relating to monetary policy within the United States economy. The men are sailing on a stormy open sea, with Western U.S. silver mining interests looming as a dark cloud in the sky as represented by...
All of the men shown are named, allowing the image to be very precisely linked to this specific 1896 moment pertaining to the public discussion of economic issues and the concept of what constitutes a sound circulating paper currency in society. A monetary issue entirely still relevant today.
Mostly clean & well preserved example, trivial blank margin corner staining & edge toning which visually testifies to the age and patina.
Original fold line as issued. Text and illustrations printed on back, as typical for Puck s of this vintage.
Sheet measures c. 20" x 13"
Printed area measures c. 18" x 12"