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Bubbles For 1825 - Or - Fortunes Made By Steam. The Scene Refers To The Panic Of ...

Bubbles For 1825 - Or - Fortunes Made By Steam. The Scene Refers To The Panic Of ...

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File name: 265866.jpg
Format: film, 35mm
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Description: Bubbles for 1825 - or - Fortunes made by steam. The scene refers to the Panic of 1825, the first modern economic crisis, precipitated by speculation investment in Britain’s new peace-time economy. The bankers sell bubbles, some of which, such as the infamous Poyais bubble, have already burst. December 1st 1824. Engraved by S W Fores. Note two Jews in front of picture holding shares.

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