Labor Day
Date: 1909
Medium: Commercial relief process with hand-coloring
Dimensions: composition: 17 7/16 × 10 7/8 in. (44.3 × 27.6 cm) sheet: 19 3/8 × 13 3/8 in. (49.2 × 34 cm)
Illustration Citation: Puck, September 1, 1909
Credit Line: Gift of Helen Farr Sloan, 1978
Object Number: 1978-98
About: Samuel D. Ehrhart's political cartoon characterizes American financiers and bankers as fraudsters and get-rich-quick artists determined to fleece the public. The government, in the person of the over-fed policeman in the lower left, salutes accommodatingly.
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