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Life 1896-10-15

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Political cartoon against William Jennings Bryan for the 1896 presidential campaign, showing a dollar coin crying if Bryan wins. The "Crown of Thorns" of Finance encircles the bleeding head of Lady Liberty. Legend: "In Bryan We Trust / One Dollar 1896 Less 47 Cents." Title: "When silver is King / the dollar of the future / size of life."



Artist: E. T. Richards

Source: Tom Harris, collector/seller, on eBay as tabasco_life

Restoration by: magscanner