• Creator
  • U.S. Senate. Office of Senate Curator. ?-9999
  • Created Date
  • 1898-07-29
  • Publisher
  • Washington Post Company.
  • Description
  • This illustration entitled "Who'll Bell the Cat?", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Post on July 29, 1898, shows the European powers, with their own designs on expansion, like rats trying to negotiate control over the Philippines with a powerful U.S. cat which holds the Philippines in its paws. Officials of Russia, Austria, Italy and Germany, all harboring their own imperial dreams, jointly urged the U.S. Gover... more
    This illustration entitled "Who'll Bell the Cat?", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Post on July 29, 1898, shows the European powers, with their own designs on expansion, like rats trying to negotiate control over the Philippines with a powerful U.S. cat which holds the Philippines in its paws. Officials of Russia, Austria, Italy and Germany, all harboring their own imperial dreams, jointly urged the U.S. Government not to continue holding the Philippines. Cartoonist Clifford Berryman cleverly sums up the balance of power with the European powers shown as rats attempting to negotiate with a powerful U.S. cat which holds the Philippines in its paws. less
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