Illustration shows Uncle Sam standing at a table with 7 seated, dour-looking figures showing the attributes of the rulers of "Japan" (Meiji, Emperor of Japan), "Italy" (Victor Emmanuel III), "France" (Emile Loubet), "England" (Edward VII), "Russia" (Nicholas II), "Germany" (William II), and "Austria" (Franz Joseph I); Uncle Sam is making a toast to "Competition" over a large turkey labeled "Commercial Supremacy". About this image: Our international thanksgiving dinner by J.S. Pughe. Photo Credit: Keppler & Schwarzmann / Library Of Congress

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