Eugenics Makes the World go 'round.
Original Author: Louis M. Glackens
Created: June 18, 1913
Medium: Color photomechanical print

Eugenics Makes the World go ’round.

The cover of Puck magazine, published on June 18, 1913, depicts a doctor—his medical supplies and instruments lying on the ground at the ready—as he turns the globe with his feet. Cupid, with his bow broken and arrows useless, stands nearby crying. This illustration, by Louis M. Glackens and titled Eugenics Makes the World go 'round, pokes fun at the then-current enthusiasm for improving society through eugenics.