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Political Cartoon Prints (French), ca. 1706 - 1888 (continued)
Aux colonies, [between 1878 and 1888] (continued)
Call No.: PC 5: Colonies (A)
Extent: 1 print on paper: relief etching with watercolor ; 30.5 x 24.5 cm
Note: Cartoon shows two French sailors laughing at an African woman, who walks away from them, naked except for a waist belt and other jewelry. One comments that the other man should bring a costume like hers back to France for his sister. Printed below title: Pacôme, quand tu retourneras en France faudra emporter un costume comme çá pour ta soeur! Signed: Lavrate. Printed: Lefman sc.
Les croyables au pér[?], [between 1783 and 1790]
Creator: F. Sansom and Carle Vernet (1758-1836)
Call No.: PC 5: Croyables (A)
Extent: 1 print: etching with watercolor ; 29 x 33.5 cm
Note: Satirical print shows three men, one an elderly man in a green suit, holding a walking stick under one arm, and jiggling coins in his hands. Another man faces him, fashionably dressed, holding coupons which read "Promene mandat territore." A third man stands behind him, pulling cloth out of his pocket. His eyes open wide at the sight of the coupons. This cartoon possibly refers to a real estate deal. Imprint: pinxt. C. Vernet; sculpt. F Sansom.
Et dire qui ya un tas d'Lascars qui se plaignent de travailler pour le roi de Prusse...Eh ben nous alors!, [between 1870 and 1871]
Creator: A. Jann
Call No.: PC 5: Et dire (B)
Note: Political print shows a soldier dressed in pantaloons and a cap, waving his fellow soldiers on, even though they have heard that there are a number of Lascars who fight for the Prussian king. Published in Paris by F. Wentzel. Published, but not in Le Charivari, as part of a series, Actualités, pl. 7.
La lunette du pot. Ces coquins de Français ne respectent donc plus rien?, [between 1859 and 1863]
Creator: Victor Adam (1801-1867)
Call No.: PC 5: Lunette (A)
Note: Political print shows a man staring through a telescope from the safety of a broken urn as bombs fly through the air. Soldiers crouch behind the urn for protection. Signed in stone: V. Adam. Published in Paris by Gosselin and in Lyon by Gadola, as Guerre d'Italie, no. 7.
Le pauvre homme. No. 23., [between 1828 and 1831]
Creator: Eduoard Waitter (1793-1871)
Call No.: PC 5: Pauvre (A)
Note: Satirical print shows a man looking upward while dipping something into his sherry. Behind him on the wall is an image of a battle scene. Signed: Wattier del. Lith. De Ducarme. Published in Paris by Ostervald, Rittner and Hautecoeur-Martinet.
el aveuglement! Vivant les luminères!, [ca. 1800]
Creator: Unattributed
Call No.: PC 5: Que aveuglement (A)
Extent: 1 print on wove paper: aquatint with watercolor ; 22 x 22 cm
Note: Humorous double caricature of an elderly lady wearing a bonnet and a happy young man wearing glasses.
Des soeurs converse, [between 1878 and 1888]
Creator: Lavrate (d. 1888)
Call No.: PC 5: Soeurs (B)
Note: Published in Paris.
[Two clown or acrobats, one sitting on the back of the other, who stops to take a bow], [between 1825 and 1866]
Creator: Paul Gavarni (1804-1866)
Call No.: PC 5: Two clowns (A)
Note: Signed in reverse in stone. Possibly published in Le Charivari.
Viola ce diable de Micmak en train de nettoyer la Confédération asmathique...et allez donc!...Vlin, vlan!!, [between 1870 and 1871]
Creator: Unattributed
Call No.: PC 5: Voila (A)
Extent: 1 print on paper mounted on paper: lithograph with watercolor and gold leaf ; 36.5 x 25 cm
Note: A man in a Prussian military uniform, his face hidden from view by his oversized helmet, sweeps away papers, a map, an inkwell, wigs and pens with a broom. The map reads "Carte d'Allemagne," and some of the papers are identified as articles and protocols. This image refers to the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71. Imprint: Lith. Pinol & Sagaire, lib. edit. a Epinal [France].
Popular Graphic Art, ca. 1820 - 1926
Call No.: PGA (AA) (A) (D)
Life in New York: The rivals, [ca. 1830]
Creator: Edward Williams Clay (1799-1857)
Call No.: PGA: Clay, (E.) - Life in New York - The rivals (AA)
Extent: 1 print on paper: lithograph with watercolor ; 16 x 21 cm (sheet)
Note: Ethnic stereotype of two fashionably dressed Black men vying for the attention of a fashionably dressed Black woman. Edward Clay continued producing social satires modelled on his successful series, Life in Philadelphia, in New York. The series Life in New York was published by Anthony Imbert.
Life in Philadelphia, plate 4, 1828
Creator: Edward Williams Clay (1799-1857)
Call No.: PGA: Clay, (E.) - Life in Philadelphia, plate 4 (AA)
Extent: 1 print on paper: etching with watercolor ; 17 x 14 cm (sheet)
Note: Stereotype of Black man and woman in fashionable clothing. Published by W. Simpson in Philadelphia. Caption: How you find yourself dis hot weader Miss Chole?" "Pretty well I tank you Mr. Cesar only I aspire too much!" Pencil sketch of bust of woman on verso.
The Polka, [ca. 1850]
Creator: W. Kohler (printer)
Call No.: PGA: Koher-Polka (A)
Note: Couple dancing; a moveable wheel on the verso allows the faces to change into 15 different variations. Some are ethnic stereotypes and animals. Published by William Spooner in London. Spooner's changing drolleries, no. 7.
Love at Philadelphia, [between 1820 and 1850]
Creator: F. Rymer (lithographer) and Auguste Hervieu
Call No.: PGA: Rymer-Love at Philadelphia (A)
Extent: 1 print on paper: lithograph ; 20 x 21.5 cm (sheet)
Note: Fashionably dressed Black couple courting. A. Hervieu del. On stone by G. Rymer. Caption: "Oh Rose! Coal black Rose! I wish I may be scorched if I don't love Rose!"
Thomas Starling Sullivant, [ca. 1926]
Creator: Thomas Starling Sullivant (1854-1926)
Call No.: PGA: Sullivant-Thomas Starling Sullivant (A)
Note: Eight small caricatures of animals by Sullivant including a hippopotamus, an ostrich, a turtle, lions, elephants, monkeys, a hyena, a rabbit, a giraffe, and a centaur, with a poem by Oliver Herford in the center, titled "Thomas Starling Sullivant." To dear Mrs. Sullivant with deepest sympathy and sincere homage to the memory of a great artist. Oliver Herford.
Snake game, [between 1850 and 1900]
Creator: Unattributed
Call No.: PGA: Unattributed (U.S)-Snake game (D)
Note: Game board includes portrait of George Washington and 19th century vignettes.
Artist Posters (U.S. and Foreign), ca. 1921 - 1963
Call No.: POS (B) (C)
Bal des Arts Deco: du Riffifi chez le Borgia..., 1963
Creator: Donnot
Call No.: POS: Fr. D655, no. 1 (B)
Extent: 1 poster: lithograph ; 34.5 x 48 cm
Note: Poster for a student ball featuring Bill Collman, Dixie Cats, and Trio Dillinger, depicts a man holding a woman in his arms. Published in Paris. Promotional goal: Fr. K4 1963.
Interdit a l'Assemblee Nationale: Zoologie du Palais-Bourbon, 1956
Creator: Pinatel
Call No.: POS: Fr. P56, no. 1 (B)
Extent: 1 poster: offset lithograph ; 40.5 x 30 cm
Note: Poster advertisement for a book by Andres Figueras featuring caricatures of animals with the heads of French political features. Promotional goal: Fr. D41 1956. Published by Les Imprimeries Lamartin in Paris.
Saluto al Duce, [between 1921 and 1945]
Creator: Senci
Call No.: POS: It. S44, no. 1 (C)
Extent: 1 poster: lithograph ; 82 x 60 cm
Note: Bust of Benito Mussolini. Promotional goal: It. H11 19??
The two mules: A fable for the nation, [between 1920 and 1950]
Creator: Unattributed
Call No.: POS: U.S. A01, no. 165 (B)
Extent: 1 poster: lithograph ; 54.4 x 41.5 cm
Note: Multiple panels showing two mules pulling against each other before finally cooperating. Promotional goal: U.S. H6 19--. Published by the American Friends Service Committee, Friends Peace Committee, National Council for the Prevention of War, and the Women's International League.

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