The Fountain of Taxation, 1909

Title

The Fountain of Taxation, 1909

Description

This illustration shows a large fountain with four basins, at top, supported by a crown and scepters, is a basin labeled "Millionaire", next resting on a cornucopia is "Well-To-Do", then the "Middle Class" basin supported by an octopus, and at the bottom is the largest basin labeled the "Laboring Class". The fountain is standing on a platform labeled "Tax System"; the water, cascading from top down is labeled "Burden of Taxation".
(Illus. in: Puck, v. 65, no. 1686)

Creator

Created / Published by Keppler & Schwarzmann, Puck Building

Date

23-Jun-09

Source

https://cdn.loc.gov/service/pnp/ppmsca/26300/26386v.jpg

Rights

Eventually the bottom basin gets it.

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

Publisher

Library of Congress

Contributor

Library of Congress

Format

Medium: Photomechanical Print

Language

English

Type

Artwork

Identifier

Illustration, Taxation, Fountain, Basins, Classes, Taxes, Art

Coverage

United States

Files

fountainoftaxation.jpg

Reference

Created / Published by Keppler & Schwarzmann, Puck Building, The Fountain of Taxation, 1909, Library of Congress, 23-Jun-09

Cite As

Created / Published by Keppler & Schwarzmann, Puck Building, “The Fountain of Taxation, 1909,” Virtual Museum of Public Service, accessed August 20, 2022, https://vmps.omeka.net/items/show/401.