Photo, Print, Drawing A visit to the big store
About this Item
- A visit to the big store
- A large man in a checkered suit representing big business brings New York Mayor William J. Gaynor, dressed as a young boy, to a "Legislative Department Store." They stand before the "Legislative Bargain Counter," where Gaynor points to a huge gavel labeled "Veto Power Over All Franchises," hanging on the wall, the object of his desire. The clerk behind the counter, former judge and legislator James A. Foley, stands before a patchwork roll of paper labeled "The New Charter." Guarding the store in the background is "Floor Walker," New York State Governor John A. Dix.
- Powers, Thomas E., 1870-1939, artist
Created / Published
- [ca. 1912]
- - Gaynor, William Jay,---1913
- - Legislation--New York (State)--New York--1910-1920
- - Mayors--New York (State)--New York--1910-1920
- Editorial cartoons--American--1910-1920.
- Periodical illustrations--American--1910-1920.
- - Inscribed, lower right: 3 col American.
- - No copyright information found with item.
- - Signed, lower right: TE POWERS.
- - Title inscribed below image.
- - Bequest and gift; Caroline and Erwin Swann; 1974; (DLC/PP-1974:232.523)
- - Forms part of: Caroline and Erwin Swann collection of caricature and cartoon (Library of Congress).
- - Probably published in: The New York American.
- 1 drawing : India ink over pencil on bristol board ; 36.9 x 29.6 cm. (sheet)
Call Number/Physical Location
- SWANN - no. 1275 (B size) [P&P]
- Caroline and Erwin Swann collection of caricature & cartoon (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- cph 3b31968 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b31968
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-USZ62-85440 (b&w film copy neg.)
- No known restrictions on publication. No renewal in Copyright Office.
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Powers, Thomas E., Artist. A Visit to the Big Store. New York, ca. 1912. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2009617179/.
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