“Next!” (1904)

Udo Keppler, “Next!” (1904)
Summary: Illustration shows a “Standard Oil” storage tank as an octopus with many tentacles wrapped around the steel, copper, and shipping industries, as well as a state house, the U.S. Capitol, and one tentacle reaching for the White House. The only building not yet within reach of the octopus is the White House—President Teddy Roosevelt had won a reputation as a “trust buster.” Via Library of Congress (LC-USZCN4-122).

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