Caption: A New Species

Source/Date: Collier's January 10, 1907

Ultimate Source(if different):

Creator: Edward W. Kemble

Remarks: The number of cartoons portraying Harriman as a spider probably resulted from his mustache. Here he looks like a cross between a spider and an octopus. Note in this case the legs are tracks and the web has ensnared both the legislature and Wall Street.

Keywords: Mergers, Political influence; Financial markets