For what it’s worth, my definition of the Gilded Age here is a little bit broad, extending up until the turn of the century.
- The two monuments pictured below commemorate the same event, though each with decidedly different sympathies. What was that event, which took place in Chicago on May 4, 1886?
- What 1894 Mark Twain work revolves around a case of false identity that is ultimately resolved through the (novel at the time) use of fingerprint records?
- Though it is hardly X rated, this striking 1884 portrait of the wife of Pierre Gautreau was considered scandalous in its time. What American artist painted it?
- What New York City political organization was frequently depicted as a tiger in editorial cartoons by Thomas Nast and others?
- The name Exxon is a modification of a phonetic spelling of the initials of what precursor company that was founded in 1870?
- Haymarket (Square) affair / riot / massacre
- Pudd’nhead Wilson
- John Singer Sargent
- Tammany Hall
- Standard Oil
Please use spoiler tags if you play along in the comments.