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Political cartoon by Myron A. Waterman (1855-1937). E.N. Morrill (1834-1909) on a kite weighed down by a comically long tail knotted with people, coins, and rolled papers depicting various issues tied to Morrill. Waterman first gained recognition as a political cartoonist and illustrator in the early 1890s while working as the editor of the Fort Scott Lantern. He held a number of other occupations throughout his life including working in the drug store business and serving as a deputy state bank commissioner of Kansas from 1894 to 1901. Waterman was a staunch prohibitionist and a member of the First Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas, moving there from Fort Scott in 1893. In 1901 or 1902 he relocated to Kansas City, Kansas.

Creator: Waterman, Myron A.
Date: between 1890 and 1902

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Item Number: 320276
KSHS Identifier: 2012.78.19

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