The Private Banks of Illinois are Subject to No Supervision

Title

The Private Banks of Illinois are Subject to No Supervision

Subject

McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949
Political cartoons
Banks and banking
Banking law

Description

A three-panel cartoon depicts two bankers founding a private bank for small investors due to the state's lack of supervision for private banks. The middle panel shows lines of depositors entering the bank. The bottom panel illustrates the bankers' dismay at a proposal to place private banks under state supervision and regulation.

Creator

McCutcheon, John T.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1912-07-23

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

403033
John T. McCutcheon Collection

Original Format

political cartoon
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

52 x 37 cm

Citation

McCutcheon, John T., “The Private Banks of Illinois are Subject to No Supervision,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 25, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/24858.