Elephant

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A 1903 illustration shows President Theodore Roosevelt warning about protective tariffs going too far. Credit Photo12/UIG, via Getty Images.

I’m no connoisseur of illustration, but this one strikes me as having a distinctively painterly quality to it. It has introduced me to the work of J.S. Pughe (1870 – 1909), who is well documented in Wikipedia. The graphic appears in Margaret O’Mara, “Who Will Survive the Trade War?” NYTimes, 6-6-19.

(c) 2019 JMN

About JMN

I live in Texas and devote much of my time to easel painting on an amateur basis. I stream a lot of music, mostly jazz, throughout the day, and watch Netflix and Prime Video for entertainment. I like to read and memorize poetry.
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