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The ungentlemanly art : a history of American political cartoons

Author: Stephen Hess; Milton Kaplan
Publisher: New York : Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc. ; London : Collier Macmillan Publishers, [1975] ©1975
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
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This account of the American political cartoon from 1747 to the work of contemporary cartoonists such as Mauldin and Herblock chronicles the careers of the famous figures and the political situations which provided the cartoonists with their material. It also offers a picture of the mass media (broadsides, newspapers and magazines) through which the cartoonists reached their audiences.
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Genre/Form: Cartoons (Humor)
Caricatures and cartoons
History
Humorous cartoons
Humour
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hess, Stephen.
Ungentlemanly art.
New York : Macmillan, ©1975
(OCoLC)568727919
Online version:
Hess, Stephen.
Ungentlemanly art.
New York : Macmillan, ©1975
(OCoLC)608920782
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hess; Milton Kaplan
OCLC Number: 1843682
Description: 252 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: I. "Them damn pictures" --
II. Copper engraving and woodcut, 1747-1828 --
III. Lithography and early magazines, 1828-1865 --
IV. Magazines, 1866-1896 --
V. Newspapers, 1884-1975.
Other Titles: History of American political cartoons
American political cartoons
Responsibility: by Stephen Hess and Milton Kaplan.

Abstract:

This account of the American political cartoon from 1747 to the work of contemporary cartoonists such as Mauldin and Herblock chronicles the careers of the famous figures and the political situations which provided the cartoonists with their material. It also offers a picture of the mass media (broadsides, newspapers and magazines) through which the cartoonists reached their audiences.

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