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Uncle Peleg Penrose's Recipe For Making A Majority by Hoopman, 5/10/1914

The illustration depicts United States Senator Boies Penrose (1860-1921) dressed as a cook alongside a satirical recipe. The recipe refers to numerous points on which the Pennsylvania senator was accused of corruption. Among other things, the cartoon accuses Penrose of using empty political speak, accepting financial contributions from the organized liquor interests, as well as receiving a bribe from Rockefeller’s Standard Oil Company.

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