This witty illustration showcases the mega-company Standard Oil as a storage tank octopus with control over multiple industries such as copper, steel and shipping. Politically, the company had its tentacles on a state house, the U.S. Capitol, and one tentacle reaching for its next conquest: the White House.
Publication date: c1904
Image size: 268.5 MB
Pixel size: 8539 × 5240
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