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The boss of the ring

The boss of the ring

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Summary

A caricature of New York financier James Fisk as a bulldog. The print may have been issued around September 1869, when Fisk and a few associates precipitated a financial panic by their attempts to corner the gold market.
Title appears as written on the print.
Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 0686.
Weitenkampf, p. 160
Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 / Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1991, entry 1869-2.

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Date

01/01/1869
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Library of Congress
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