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How the street-cleaning authorities in New York guard against summer epidemics / Opper.

How the street-cleaning authorities in New York guard against summer e...

Irishman(?) cleaning street with broom in slum, New York City. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 48, (1879 Aug. 2), p. 372.

Another president who had a rise in the world--"From the toe-path to the White House" / F. Opper.

Another president who had a rise in the world--"From the toe-path to t...

Page of Puck magazine with cartoon showing Chester Arthur kicked out of the New York Custom House, by man holding paper "charges," in front of sign pointing to Washington. Illus. in: Puck, 1881 Oct. 19, p. 101.

More money wanted - O'Connor's charity craft / F. Opper.

More money wanted - O'Connor's charity craft / F. Opper.

Print shows an Irishman sailing in a top hat with a sail labeled "Money Wanted Fur to Free the Ould Country!" mounted on a clay tobacco pipe; his coattails are labeled "Land League" and "Free Ireland". He is ju... More

An end to all disagreement / F. Opper.

An end to all disagreement / F. Opper.

Print shows a group of men, probably President Garfield's physicians, exiting Francklyn Cottage where Garfield died. The men hold slips of paper that state "Self Exoneration" Three men standing on the left hold... More

Irish industries / F.O.

Irish industries / F.O.

Four frame cartoon showing: "Infernal machine manufacturing" (two men making bombs), "The Irish vote manufacturers" (men at polls), "The landlord killing industry" (man shooting landlord from behind wall), and ... More

[Autograph of Frederick Opper]

[Autograph of Frederick Opper]

Cartoon of a giant hand extending from a window of the Puck building, writing the artist's signature. No copyright information found with item. Signed, lower left: F. Opper. Title devised. Bequest and gift; Car... More

A free feast for the congressional colored boys - they are all after a slice / F. Opper.

A free feast for the congressional colored boys - they are all after a...

Print shows several legislators slicing up a large watermelon labeled "River and Harbor Bill" in an effort to carry off a share for themselves, while Chester A. Arthur sleeps in the shade of a tree in the backg... More

The innocents / F. Opper.

The innocents / F. Opper.

Print shows a group of African American men, one, standing at center, is wearing a hat labeled "Judge Whitewashed", and the others are wearing hats labeled "Whitewasher No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, No. 5, No. 6,... More

Puck's pyrotechnics - Fourth-of-July fireworks free to all / Opper & Co.

Puck's pyrotechnics - Fourth-of-July fireworks free to all / Opper & C...

Print shows a fireworks display with Puck bowing on a stage in front of a "Fan Light" featuring the likenesses of William H. Vanderbilt, Russell Sage, Cyrus W. Field, and Jay Gould; on stage with Puck is a hand... More

Puck's gallery of celebrities--The king of a-shantee / F. Opper.

Puck's gallery of celebrities--The king of a-shantee / F. Opper.

Cartoon showing Irish man seated on wash tub and Irish woman standing inside shanty. Illus. in: Puck, 1882 Feb. 15, p. 378.

A sunday show - profit for pagan and preacher / F. Opper.

A sunday show - profit for pagan and preacher / F. Opper.

Print shows Robert G. Ingersoll speaking from a stage in an auditorium filled with an audience whose heads are half-dollar coins; dangling from a cord at the edge of the stage is Thomas De Witt Talmage as a mar... More

Self-supporter Sammy / F. Opper.

Self-supporter Sammy / F. Opper.

Print shows two images of Samuel J. Tilden, dressed identically, to the left and right of a barrel full of coins, labeled with monogram "SJT"; papers extending from their pockets state "For President, S.J. Tild... More

Jay Gould's private bowling alley / F. Opper.

Jay Gould's private bowling alley / F. Opper.

Print shows Jay Gould bowling on Wall Street using bowling balls labeled " Private Press, General Unscrupulousness, False Reports, [and] Trickery" to knock down pins labeled "Banker, Small Operator, Speculator,... More

The Era of Progress in Children's Literature, from Puck
"Tammany will send a full delegation to the state convention" - New York Times, August 15th F. Opper

"Tammany will send a full delegation to the state convention" - New Yo...

Print shows John Kelly driving a wagon labeled "Tammany" overloaded with rowdy delegates to the New York state convention in Syracuse; the wagon is being pulled by the Tammany tiger. Several men are drinking al... More

Driven to desperation / F. Opper.

Driven to desperation / F. Opper.

Print shows William S. Holman holding up a page from the "The Sun" newspaper that shows his portrait above the caption "Our Candidate for President - W.S. Holman"; his hat and coat are on a chair and he is roll... More

The goose that lays the golden eggs / F. Opper.

The goose that lays the golden eggs / F. Opper.

Print shows Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa spoon-feeding a promissory note that states "Pay the Bearer $5 When Ireland is Free" to an Irish servant girl labeled "Bridget"; on the floor between them is a hat labeled "... More

The only Democratic presidential candidate who stands a chance of election in 1884 / F. Opper.

The only Democratic presidential candidate who stands a chance of elec...

Illustration shows a man with hooks for hands and with labeles over his ears and mouth that state "Deaf" and "Dumb", hanging from one hook is a paper that states "Elected". Drowning in paper in the background a... More

The Irish declaration of independence that we are all familiar with / F. Opper.

The Irish declaration of independence that we are all familiar with / ...

Illustration shows a scene in a kitchen with a petite woman imploring her muscular Irish cook to continue in her duties; the cook shakes her fist in defiance. Title from item. Illus. from Puck, v. 13, no. 322, ... More

The death-watch - the execution postponed / F. Opper.

The death-watch - the execution postponed / F. Opper.

Print shows a woman labeled "Republican Party" in the "Condemned Cell" labeled "To Be Executed Nov. 6th 1883" of a jail, with Charles A. Dana labeled "Jailor" and Henry Watterson labeled "Turnkey"; Watterson lo... More

Coming to the wrong shop / F. Opper.

Coming to the wrong shop / F. Opper.

Illustration shows the Rev. Dr. Howard Crosby holding a paper that states "Petition for the Reduction of the Grog Shops in New York --Dr. Crosby"; he is standing in the "Council-Chamber of the New York Board of... More

Monopoly in Hades--How the place will be run, two years after Jay Gould's arrival / F. Opper.

Monopoly in Hades--How the place will be run, two years after Jay Goul...

Illustration showing Jay Gould as the Devil holding a paper labeled "Majority of Stock", standing outside an office labeled "Successor to Satan"; he is presiding over the "Hades & World Lightning Transportation... More

Congressional contempt / F. Opper.

Congressional contempt / F. Opper.

Illustration shows a "Republican" Congressman ice skating with a "Monopolist" on the "Capitol Skating Pond", together they hold a stick labeled "Money Interests"; skating nearby is a man labeled "Democracy". Be... More

Still waiting / F. Opper.

Still waiting / F. Opper.

Print shows several men with brooms and shovels locked outside a fence with a large, spiked gate labeled "Civil Service Reform", among them are Thomas F. Bayard, Samuel J. Tilden, Henry Watterson, Charles A. Da... More

The new policeman on the beat - the monopoly gang defies him! / F. Opper.

The new policeman on the beat - the monopoly gang defies him! / F. Opp...

Illustration shows a policeman from the "New Chicago Anti-Monopoly Party" holding a broken nightstick labeled "Popular Support", standing on a sidewalk at "Vanderbilt's Monopoly Car Yard", confronting a gang of... More

Dorsey, the American "informer" - he finds one willing ear / F. Opper.

Dorsey, the American "informer" - he finds one willing ear / F. Opper.

Print shows the interior of the "N.Y. Sun Editorial Rooms" where "Political Scandals [are] Promptly Attended to", also "Post Mortem Scandals Especially Desired", with elderly editor Charles A. Dana sitting at a... More

The grand opening march over the Brooklyn Bridge / F. Opper.

The grand opening march over the Brooklyn Bridge / F. Opper.

Illustration shows a large procession crossing the Brooklyn Bridge, at the front, dressed as policeman with nightsticks, are several newspaper editors, among them are James Gordon Bennett, Oswald Ottendorfer, W... More

Going to the bicycle tournament / F. Opper.

Going to the bicycle tournament / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Puck riding a bicycle, carrying crutches and a large book labeled "Medical and Surgical Directory", also tied to the bicycle are "Bandages, Splints, [and a bottle of] Arnica"; a long line of ... More

The original political dude out-duded / F. Opper.

The original political dude out-duded / F. Opper.

Print shows Chester A. Arthur dressed as a dandy, walking on a sidewalk with a young woman labeled "Republican Party" who is carrying a small dog labeled "Protection"; standing behind them, on the sidewalk, is ... More

How to keep a girl / J.K. & F.O.

How to keep a girl / J.K. & F.O.

Print shows a vignette cartoon with 12 vignettes, around a central figure, that show how the employer should treat her woman domestic, if she wants to keep her, such as 1) "Promise her anything and everything",... More

The prodigal's return - a cold reception / F. Opper.

The prodigal's return - a cold reception / F. Opper.

Print shows Chester A. "Arthur" as a wealthy sheikh holding a rope attached to a fat cow labeled "Federal Patronage"; he turns away William "Mahone", as an old man, acestic or hermit, who has returned home from... More

The harder he pumps, the dirtier his case gets / F. Opper.

The harder he pumps, the dirtier his case gets / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Robert G. Ingersoll, attorney in the Star Route trials, pumping Montfort C. Rerdell, depicted as a pump, for more "Evidence" as Thomas J. Brady and Stephen W. Dorsey stand in the "Prisoners B... More

A dreadful attack of "presidential fever" in the U.S. Senate / F. Opper.

A dreadful attack of "presidential fever" in the U.S. Senate / F. Oppe...

Illustration shows Puck in the Senate chamber, among many senators sick with "Presidential Fever"; Puck is offering a spoonful of "Anti-Presidential Quinine" to John Sherman. Among the senators present are Wade... More

Spoiling their slide / F. Opper.

Spoiling their slide / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Benjamin F. Butler spreading ashes labeled "Censure, Exposure, Desire for Reform, [and] Criticism" on a slide in the snow labeled "Slide of Public Mismanagement" to the dismay of a group of c... More

A played-out tenor - from star to street-singer / F. Opper.

A played-out tenor - from star to street-singer / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Roscoe Conkling as a street musician singing in the street outside the "Washington Senatorial Opera-House", with him is a small dog labeled "Howard Carroll" who is holding a hat into which Pu... More

The cave of despair / F. Opper.

The cave of despair / F. Opper.

Print shows Jay Gould as a giant holding a large club labeled "Monopoly", sitting on rocks, gleefully watching a line of downtrodden people entering a cave labeled "Western Union Telegraph Company - All Hope Ab... More

Celestial wrath / F. Opper.

Celestial wrath / F. Opper.

Print shows startled French soldiers in rice paddies confonting an angry blazing sun rimmed with cannon barrels and bayonets, and stating "Population 500,000,000", also signs labeled "Malaria, Disease, [and] Fe... More

In a critical condition / F. Opper.

In a critical condition / F. Opper.

Print shows a domestic scene with Benjamin F. Butler as the mother of a sick child labeled "Butler Boom" who is being examined by Puck as a physician; various medicines labeled "Grand Reforms, Tewksbury Investi... More

The latest novelty / F. Opper.

The latest novelty / F. Opper.

Illustration shows a mechanical wind-up toy railroad set, with large key, where Jay Gould circles on tracks that lead through a tunnel labeled "Court House" with openings labeled "Front Door" and "Back Door"; a... More

The feuds of the dudes / F. Opper.

The feuds of the dudes / F. Opper.

Illustration shows two dandies walking with their bodyguards who are large, muscular men carrying boxing gloves, one wears a "Champion Belt". Title from item. Caption: Let them hire "sluggers" to protect them. ... More

The good monopoly missionaries and the wicked island / F. Opper.

The good monopoly missionaries and the wicked island / F. Opper.

Illustration shows William H. Vanderbilt, Jay Gould, and Cyrus W. Field in a small boat escaping from cannibals on an island where they have build a railroad, but refused to give the natives a reduced fare rate... More

Puck's coaching parade, 1883 / F. Opper.

Puck's coaching parade, 1883 / F. Opper.

Illustration shows eight stagecoaches in a procession, each jammed with passengers; riding in the first coach, labeled "Republican Harmony Coach", are Chester A. Arthur, Roscoe Conkling, James G. Blaine, John A... More

Justice out of a job / F. Opper.

Justice out of a job / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Justice as an old woman, asleep at a desk, with cobwebs, spiders, and mice taking over the courtroom; outside a window an armed group of vigilantes have broken down the door to a jail and rem... More

An old saying twisted / F. Opper.

An old saying twisted / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Peter B. Olney, N.Y. District Attorney, passing a paper that states "Charges Against the Central Office Detectives - Peter B. Olney, Dist. Att'y" over the head of Fredericka Mandelbaum to Tho... More

Shutting the stable-door after the horse is stolen / F. Opper.

Shutting the stable-door after the horse is stolen / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Chester A. Arthur closing a door labeled "Good Administration" to a stable labeled "Political Record Barn"; there is a lock on the ground with a key in it and, in the background, a group of m... More

The "early-and-often" voter preferred / F. Opper.

The "early-and-often" voter preferred / F. Opper.

Illustration shows New York City Mayor Franklin Edson with his arm around an office seeker holding a paper that states "Application for Office - New York Ward Worker", while gesturing toward another office seek... More

A desperate attempt to solve the mormon question / J.K.

A desperate attempt to solve the mormon question / J.K.

Illustration shows a four panel cartoon where four Puck cartoonists each take a panel in an effort to solve the issue of Mormonism; clockwise from bottom left, captioned, "I imagine it must be a perfect paradis... More

The Tammany Fagin and his pupils / F. Opper.

The Tammany Fagin and his pupils / F. Opper.

Illustration shows John Kelly at the far end of a room, as Charles Dickens' character Fagin, wearing a robe with a "Tammany Fund" money bag in a pocket, he is rubbing his hands together as a show of satisfactio... More

"Too many cooks spoil the broth" / F. Opper.

"Too many cooks spoil the broth" / F. Opper.

Illustration shows three cooks, one holding a large spoon labeled "Assembly Committee" and gesturing to the others to stop; the second is holding a bowl labeled "Special Grand Jury" from which he drops a handfu... More

Gorilla warfare under the protection of the American flag / F. Opper.

Gorilla warfare under the protection of the American flag / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa swinging like a gorilla from an American flag and dropping dynamite bombs on England. Title from item. Illus. from Puck, v. 15, no. 367, (1884 March 19), cover. Copyr... More

Putting a premium on peculation The helping hand. The hospitable hearth. Canada offers every social advantage to enterprising young men of easy morals and financial agility /

Putting a premium on peculation The helping hand. The hospitable heart...

Illustration entitled "The helping hand" shows an American businessman with stolen money getting a helping hand to cross the border into Canada as a man in the distance holds a sign that reads "Beware! I am a N... More

"The Germans supported me nobly" --J.G. Blaine / F. Opper.

"The Germans supported me nobly" --J.G. Blaine / F. Opper.

Illustration shows two men and Carl Schurz, holding hands and labeled "C. & H.", sitting on James G. Blaine who is lying on the ground wearing armor. Title from item. Illus. from Puck, v. 16, no. 403, (1884 Nov... More

A little private mutual admiration scheme, - Joss Ben and his only priest, Sun-Sun / F. Opper.

A little private mutual admiration scheme, - Joss Ben and his only pri...

Illustration shows Benjamin F. Butler as a Chinese man sitting on a pedestal next to a pillar on the left that states "A Goodman Weighing 250 lbs." and a paper lantern labeled "It Shines Only for US" on the rig... More

They can not stop the wheel / F. Opper.

They can not stop the wheel / F. Opper.

Illustration shows John Kelly and Benjamin F. Butler struggling against a waterwheel labeled "Cleveland Boom" driven by rushing water from a trough labeled "Popular Enthusiasm" in a millrace outside a "Reform M... More

The bogus workingman and his lonsome boom / F. Opper.

The bogus workingman and his lonsome boom / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Benjamin F. Butler as a laborer standing next to a box of tools labeled "Tools for Exhibition Purposes", telling his valet, labeled "Butler's Valet" to "keep an eye on the valuables", at whos... More

Once the senatorial Apollo - now the court-jester / F. Opper.

Once the senatorial Apollo - now the court-jester / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Roscoe Conkling and a court jester during proceedings in "Surrogate's Court - Hort Will Case"; papers extending from his pocket state "There's Millions in it" and "Fee". Title from item. Illu... More

Our merciless millionaire / F. Opper.

Our merciless millionaire / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Puck hanging onto the coat-tails of William H. Vanderbilt, who is holding a money bag labeled "Donation of $500,000 to Build a New Medical College", as he climbs the steps to a building label... More

The "three honest men" of Wall Street declare for Blaine / F. Opper.

The "three honest men" of Wall Street declare for Blaine / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Russell Sage, Jay Gould, and Cyrus W. Field as the Three Musketeers standing on Wall Street with their swords raised in support of James G. Blaine as the Republican presidential candidate; Sa... More

"It costs money to fix things" --C.P. Huntington / F. Opper.

"It costs money to fix things" --C.P. Huntington / F. Opper.

Illustration shows a man handing money to a Congressional Page to purchase the legislative services of a Congressman; on the left and in the background, Congressmen are shown sitting in the House or Senate cham... More

"A unit" / F. Opper.

"A unit" / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Grover Cleveland shaking hands with Puck's figure for the Independent Party labeled "Independent Voter"; behind them are bell tents with banners labeled "Reform". In the lower left corner is ... More

Tammany throws away its "butt", and the monopoly bootblack picks it up / F. Opper.

Tammany throws away its "butt", and the monopoly bootblack picks it up...

Illustration shows Benjamin F. Butler as a shoe shiner with his kit, stooping to pick up a smoldering cigar butt labeled "Grady" that John Kelly, on the left, has discarded; they are on a sidewalk in front of t... More

A little private mutual admiration scheme--Joss Ben and his only priest, Sun-Sun / F. Opper.

A little private mutual admiration scheme--Joss Ben and his only pries...

Cartoon showing New York Sun newspaper publisher Dana as a Chinese man putting papers concerning Gen. Butler on flames of stove, as Gen. Butler, also as a Chinese, sits on the stove. Illus. in: Puck, 1884 Aug. ... More

Strange, but true / F. Opper.

Strange, but true / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Schuyler Colfax standing at a lectern labeled "Speaker Colfax - Pious Hypocrite and Credit Mobilier Bribe-Taker", James G. Blaine standing at a lectern labeled "Speaker Blaine - 'Magnetic' Bl... More

Look before you eat F. Opper

Look before you eat F. Opper

Illustration shows a man standing at a dining room table, using various chemical apparatus, such as a "Milk Tester" with "High Water Mark", a "Sand Extractor" over a "Sugar" bowl, and a "Butter Tester", as well... More

Now let the show go on! / F. Opper.

Now let the show go on! / F. Opper.

Illustration shows a woman labeled "Mrs. Lockwood", holding papers that state "Nomination for Pres. Womens' Rights Party", bursting through an opening in the floor of a stage to appear next to a clown labeled "... More

Nothing but wind! / F. Opper.

Nothing but wind! / F. Opper.

Illustration shows two women, one, on the left, labeled "Republican Party" wearing a hat labeled "War Record" and using a bellows to pump "Reform, Purity and Honesty!!" into the ear of a man labeled "Independen... More

The "Little Napoleon of Wall Street" in exile / F. Opper.

The "Little Napoleon of Wall Street" in exile / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Ferdinand Ward as Napoleon I sitting on a pile of stones labeled "Ludlow St. St. Helena" in the middle of a river with the New York City skyline behind him; some of the signs on buildings st... More

Well -- ? / F. Opper.

Well -- ? / F. Opper.

Illustration shows David B. Hill and a donkey labeled "N.Y. Democracy" sitting on the ground, staring at each other, next to railroad tracks with a caboose rolling into the background; they look as though they ... More

The dynamiter's false friends / F. Opper.

The dynamiter's false friends / F. Opper.

Illustration shows newspaper editors Whitelaw Reid and Murat Halstead trying to distance themselves from Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa holding newspaper headlines that indicate their earlier support. Title from item... More

Consistent civil service reform / F. Opper.

Consistent civil service reform / F. Opper.

Illustration shows President Cleveland handing a paper that states "Re-appointment for Honesty and Efficiency" to Henry G. Pearson for his appointment as Postmaster in New York. Pearson is carrying a box labele... More

Justice in the web / F. Opper.

Justice in the web / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Jay Gould as a spider on a web of "Western Union" telecommunication lines that extend from several utility poles and cover (ensnare) Justice atop a "Courthouse". Title from item. Illus. from ... More

False weather-prophets / F. Opper.

False weather-prophets / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Whitelaw Reid on the roof top of a building, looking through a telescope at the sun labeled "Civil Service Reform", and Charles A. Dana on the neighboring roof top checking a "Sun Barometer";... More

Another "boycott" / F. Opper.

Another "boycott" / F. Opper.

Illustration shows David B. Hill holding a large brush and George H. Sterling holding a bucket of paste, as bill stickers posting a notice that states "Notice. We Hereby Boycott Cleveland, the Civil Service Hum... More

Another patient for Pasteur / F. Opper.

Another patient for Pasteur / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Carl Schurz and newspaper editor George W. Curtis carrying fellow editor Whitelaw Reid up the gangplank of a "French Steamer"; Puck, holding his lithographic pencil, stands at the bottom of t... More

For decency's sake! / F. Opper.

For decency's sake! / F. Opper.

Illustration shows several reporters, for disreputable newspapers, such as "Reporter of the 'Daily Sewer'" and "Reporter for the 'Daily Garbage Barrel'", barred from entering a courthouse. Title from item. Capt... More

A flirtation that may lead to serious results in the fall / F. Opper.

A flirtation that may lead to serious results in the fall / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Whitelaw Reid holding a folding fan labeled "Tribune Windiphone" and dressed as a woman, standing on a beach with John Kelly who is wearing a swimsuit and bonnet, at his feet is a dead fish l... More

The three buddensieks of the American navy / F. Opper.

The three buddensieks of the American navy / F. Opper.

Illustration shows George M. Robeson, William E. Chandler, and John Roach sitting on the hull of a ship resting on its side with patches labeled "Repairs" partially covering holes. Title from item. Caption: A h... More

The monopolists' may-pole / F. Opper.

The monopolists' may-pole / F. Opper.

Illustration shows several wealthy men, "Gould, W.K. Vanderbilt, W.H. Vanderbilt, Sage, Cornell, [and] Cornelius Vanderbilt", some dressed as women, holding ticker tape and dancing around a may pole; Cyrus W. F... More

"Here's a health to the mugwumps, who helped in the strife, and have made this the happiest day of my life!" / F. Opper.

"Here's a health to the mugwumps, who helped in the strife, and have m...

Illustration shows Samuel J. Tilden sitting in a rocking chair, raising a glass of the "Elixir of Youth" over his head and holding a telephone receiver to his ear; hanging on the wall is a plaque that states "T... More

The resistless march of reform - the "hostiles" must go! / F. Opper.

The resistless march of reform - the "hostiles" must go! / F. Opper.

Illustration shows a large group of politicians, newspaper editors, Tammany Hall bosses, and others, dressed as Native Americans, one carrying a banner that shows a crude drawing of the Tammany(?) tiger labeled... More

The old fox nailed up at last / F. Opper.

The old fox nailed up at last / F. Opper.

Illustration shows former Confederate general Fitzhugh Lee standing next to the fox hide labeled "The Old Virginia Fox, Mahone" that he has nailed to a door; behind the door is a saddle labeled "The Treason-Sta... More

The custom-house code of morals under our beautiful tariff system / F. Opper.

The custom-house code of morals under our beautiful tariff system / F....

Illustration shows a vignette cartoon with William Dorsheimer seated at center in the "Office of the U.S. District Attorney and Editorial Rooms of the New York Star" where he receives a letter from "Daniel Mann... More

The trials and tribulations of the transferred "coburger" / F. Opper.

The trials and tribulations of the transferred "coburger" / F. Opper.

Illustration shows a dejected soldier sitting at a train station beneath a sign that states "Trains Leave Every Hour for Fort Tombstone Fort Lonesome Fort Scalp'em and all Western Army Outposts" and near anothe... More

The great municipal "freak" - the New York tax-payer / F. Opper.

The great municipal "freak" - the New York tax-payer / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Puck as a barker at a sideshow, presenting as a "freak" the New York City tax payer, pointing to a sign on the wall that states "Here you are now! The New York Tax-Payer!! The Greatest Curios... More

Another "greatest effort of his life" / F. Opper.

Another "greatest effort of his life" / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Roscoe Conkling holding a corkscrew labeled "Investigation", attempting to pull the cork that shows the face of Jacob Sharp, out of a bottle with a label that states "Jacob Sharp's Private In... More

His soonness / F. Opper.

His soonness / F. Opper.

Illustration shows New York Governor Hill pressing the "Notoriety" button for the "Presidential Elevator"; Uncle Sam, the manager of the elevator, is sitting nearby and tells Hill that he is too early, also sug... More

A hopeless undertaking / F. Opper ; J. Ottmann Lith., Puck Building, N.Y.

A hopeless undertaking / F. Opper ; J. Ottmann Lith., Puck Building, N...

Cartoon showing Dana, an old man getting ready for bed, trying to blow out gas light "Civil Service Reform gas". Illus. in: Puck, 1887 Jan. 12, p. 325.

"Brown, J., an' Harlan, J., is discussin' th' condition in th' Roman Impire befure th' fire ..." / F. Opper.

"Brown, J., an' Harlan, J., is discussin' th' condition in th' Roman I...

Cartoon depicting Supreme Court justices. Title transcribed from item. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1974:068.

President Cleveland's Awful Treachery: Handing Over the Liberties of America to John Bull

President Cleveland's Awful Treachery: Handing Over the Liberties of A...

Frederick Burr Opper (American, Madison, Ohio 1857–1937 New Rochelle, New York)

Shining Lights of the Grand Old Party
[Cranks of the day]

[Cranks of the day]

Title from handwritten notation on mat. (DLC/PP-1957:0048). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Puck, Sept. 30, 1891.

The collecting mania F. Opper

The collecting mania F. Opper

Illustration shows scenes of collectors, especially one with a large mask collection. Title from item. Illus. in: Puck, v. 29, no. 736 (1891 April. 8), p. 125, back cover.

The Last Three Hopes of the Republican Party, from Puck
America's proud "four hundred" and Europe's haughty "nobility" - and the ancestors they are always boasting of / F. Opper.

America's proud "four hundred" and Europe's haughty "nobility" - and t...

Print shows the American upper class on the left and the European nobility on the right, beneath their family trees, with such ancestors as, on the left, "Skin Trader, Money Lender, Slave Trader, Squatter, [and... More

A hint from the world's fair - why not have a "bureau of public comfort" in every large city? / F. Opper.

A hint from the world's fair - why not have a "bureau of public comfor...

Print shows a vignette cartoon with, at center, a place for Republican's to go to commiserate while awaiting the next election with such stalwart Republicans as George F. Edmunds, John Sherman, William M. Evart... More

Puck's suggestion to the congress of religions / F. Opper.

Puck's suggestion to the congress of religions / F. Opper.

Print shows Puck handing out placards with the saying "Do unto others whatsoever thou wilt that others shall do unto thee", which he claims as the "best religion in existence", to many members of the clergy as ... More

We've all got to retrench! / F. Opper.

We've all got to retrench! / F. Opper.

Print shows how members of the upper class have made efforts to cut-back during the business panic of 1893; vignettes show a clothing auction of dresses worn by socialites, former streetcar-horses finding a sec... More

The industrial "cold snap" is over / F. Opper.

The industrial "cold snap" is over / F. Opper.

Print shows William McKinley as a snowman holding papers labeled "Prohbitory [sic] Tariff" and melting beneath a blazing sun labeled "Business Revival"; in the foreground, Matthew S. Quay and James D. Cameron t... More

The extermination of Tammany with a straight Republican ticket / F. Opper.

The extermination of Tammany with a straight Republican ticket / F. Op...

Print shows a tableau painting showing Whitelaw Reid subduing the Tammany Tiger with a broken knife labeled "Straight Rep. Ticket" is being displayed on a stage; Thomas C. Platt, standing on the left, is admiri... More

The Extermination of Tammany with a Straight Republican Ticket. Platt's "Living Picture" – An Awful Fake(illustration for "Puck," June 27, 1894)

The Extermination of Tammany with a Straight Republican Ticket. Platt'...

Frederick Burr Opper (American, Madison, Ohio 1857–1937 New Rochelle, New York)

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