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The only way out - fighting them with their own weapons / Keppler.


The only way out - fighting them with their own weapons / Keppler.



Illustration shows a larger-than-life-size man, the representative for the "Employers Union", who gestures toward a sign on a wall around a construction site, the sign states "Notice - The right to lock out is as absolute as the right to strike - Employer's Union"; a labor union "Walking Delegate" is standing with two laborers, they are shocked at being locked-out and unable to work.

Illus. in: Puck, v. 53, no. 1369 (1903 May 27), centerfold.
Copyright 1903 by Keppler & Schwarzmann.

Alois Senefelder, the inventor of lithography, introduced the subject of colored lithography in 1818. Printers in other countries, such as France and England, were also started producing color prints. The first American chromolithograph—a portrait of Reverend F. W. P. Greenwood—was created by William Sharp in 1840. Chromolithographs became so popular in American culture that the era has been labeled as "chromo civilization". During the Victorian times, chromolithographs populated children's and fine arts publications, as well as advertising art, in trade cards, labels, and posters. They were also used for advertisements, popular prints, and medical or scientific books.

Udo J. Keppler, known from 1894 as Joseph Keppler Jr., was an American political cartoonist, publisher, and Native American advocate. The son of cartoonist Joseph Keppler (1838–1894), who founded Puck magazine, the younger Keppler also contributed cartoons, and became co-owner of the magazine after his father's death, when he changed his name to Joseph Keppler. He was also a collector of Native American artifacts, and was adopted by the Seneca Nation, where he became an honorary chief and given the name Gyantwaka.





Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956, artist


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