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

The base-ball Laocoon / L.M. Glackens.
1 photomechanical print : offset, color.
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".
  • 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.
  • Miscellaneous Items in High Demand
  • Baseball players--1910-1920.
  • Wages--1910-1920.
  • Monopolies--1910-1920.
  • Perspiration--1910-1920.
  • Anxiety--1910-1920.
  • Irony--1910-1920.
  • Laoco├Ân (Legendary character)--1910-1920.
  • Cartoons (Commentary)--1910-1920.
  • Magazine covers--1910-1920.
  • Offset photomechanical prints--Color--1910-1920.
  • Periodical illustrations--1910-1920.
Glackens, L. M. (Louis M.), 1866-1933, artist
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