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 1 Collection or Record:
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...