Uncle Sam’s Income, 1909

Title

Uncle Sam’s Income, 1909

Description

Illustration shows a customs officer placing a tax stamp on an American heiress, also vignettes showing some suggested ways of generating revenue, such as taxing "poodles and other precious pups", people who tell tall stories, "divorce", "sidewhiskers", "amateur elocutionists", and "rubber plants", "instead of putting it all over the poor old consumer".

Published by Keppler & Schwarzmann, Puck Building, 1909 April 21.

Illus. in: Puck, v. 65, no. 1677, centerfold.

Creator

Glackens, Louis M., 1866-1933

Date

April 21 1909

Source

https://cdn.loc.gov/service/pnp/ppmsca/26300/26368v.jpg

Rights

Some stamp-tax suggestions for raising the wind.

Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Publisher

Library of Congress

Contributor

Library of Congress

Format

Medium: Illustration

Language

English

Type

Artwork

Identifier

Tax Stamp, Heiress, Revenue, Illustration, Income, 1909

Coverage

United States

Files

louisarttax.jpg

Reference

Glackens, Louis M., 1866-1933, Uncle Sam’s Income, 1909, Library of Congress, April 21 1909

Cite As

Glackens, Louis M., 1866-1933, “Uncle Sam’s Income, 1909,” Virtual Museum of Public Service, accessed August 19, 2022, https://vmps.omeka.net/items/show/400.