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Life 1898-08-11

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Smirking Uncle Sam lords it over injured Spain near the end of the Spanish-American War, regarding Spanish colonies about to be transferred to American control: "Peace? Why certainly, Señor. Only, this being -- Ahem! -- strictly a war of humanity, you must hand over any trifles you have about you which I think I can find a use for."



Artist: F. G. Attwood

Source: Tom Harris, collector/seller, on eBay as tabasco_life

Restoration by: magscanner