Caption: The American Python

Source/Date: Literary Digest, February 13, 1909

Ultimate Source(if different): New York American

Creator: Robert Carter

Remarks: In this image Harriman's assembly of roads seemes to threaten both monopoly and political domination. Yet cartoonists found it hard to make Harriman appear threatening or evil; the head of the snake almost appears to be smiling.

Keywords: Monopoly; Political influence