The base-ball Laocoon / L.M. Glackens.

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Illustration shows three baseball players entwined by snakes formed of baseballs labeled "Base Ball Trust"; each carries a "Contract", one for $8000, one for $10000, and one for $12000 and also stuffed in his belt papers labeled "Bonds, Stocks, [and] Deed Oran[ge] Farm".
Glackens, L. M. (Louis M.), 1866-1933, artist
  • Cartoons (Commentary)--1910-1920.
  • Magazine covers--1910-1920.
  • Offset photomechanical prints--Color--1910-1920.
  • Periodical illustrations--1910-1920.
  • 1 photomechanical print : offset, color.
  • Title from item.
  • Caption: No class of labor feels the grip of grinding monopoly more than our underpaid, overworked ball-players.
  • Illus. in: Puck, v. 73, no. 1889 (1913 May 14), cover.
  • Copyright 1913 by Keppler & Schwarzmann.

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