In honor of the coming political year — and old cartoons poking fun at the politics of their day — we present Joseph Keppler, Sr.‘s centerspread cartoon from the January 14th, 1885 issue of Puck magazine.
Click on the above cartoon, to view it in greater detail.
Titled Puck’s Political Hunting Ground — How He has Made Game of the Politicians, it shows Puck, with his hunting dogs Wit and Satire, with a collection of bagged game. (Monopolist & Wall Street stock market manipulator Jay Gould, is seen flying off in the background, having snatched his own share.
Happy Approaching New Year!