Disastrous Consequences of the Interstate Commerce Bill
a High-Spirited Legislator Who Preferred Walking Home to the Indignity of Being Obliged to Pay His Fare, Was Accosted by a Tramp, Who Said:
'Behold the Jeffersonian Equality to Which the Interstate Commerce Bill Has Brought Us. Let Us Walk Home Together, My Brother. Have You Any Tobacco About You?'
this Was Too Jeffersonian For the Legislator, Who Took the Train At the Next Station
Charles Dana Gibson (1867-1944)
SIGNED PEN AND INK 12 1/4 X 13 1/2 INCHES ILLUSTRATED: TID-BITS, 19 MARCH 1887 EXHIBITED: 'THE AMERICANS ARE COMING', 5-30 MAY 2015; 'THE ILLUSTRATORS. THE BRITISH ART OF ILLUSTRATION 1880-2017', NOVEMBER 2017-JANUARY 2018, NO 85