Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Pictorial images, usually drawings, that are humorous or that use wit and satire to comment on contemporary events, social habits, political trends, or other topical subjects, often executed in a broad or abbreviated manner. Originally referred to full-page illustrations in a circulating paper or periodical, especially when comical and relating to current events.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box BW 35, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16553
This collection contains a private collection of approximately one hundred cartoons and caricatures of World War I propaganda. Most of the cartoons are written in German, but some are in Hungarian. Many are printed in color and were probably cut from magazines, but there are privately printed carbon copies too. Included in the front few pages is a folded poster titled "Humorist. Darstellung der Wappen unserer Feinde 1914" [Humorist. Depiction of the coats of arms of our enemies, 1914] and...
Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: MSS 16624
A small hand-written and illustrated manuscript diary compiled by Commander LB Watts, RNR (Royal Navy Reserve) on his World War I and later service that holds details and information on the merchant ship, HMS City of London. The diary contains detailed lists of officers and men, armaments and technical diagrams, maps, newspaper clippings, and annotated cartoons.
Identifier: MSS 16703
Edgar Wentwork archive of primary material documenting the career of a little-known American cartoon illustrator from 1886 to 1912. There are original cartoons and related correspondence containing approximately 295 pen and ink drawings and sketches, 125 illustrations,170 loose drawings, including his personal album, "Original Pen & Pencil Sketches, A Book of the Etiquette of the Day, by Ed. Wentworth, 1886." General warning: Twenty three of his cartoons portray racial...
1886 - 1912