Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Political Cartoons from the Past

Locally, we have Marquil to put the events of the day into satirical images.  In the 19th century, Thomas Nast skewered politicians with whom he disagreed.  Check out this fabulous resource of Nast cartoons in Harper's Weekly!

Thomas Nast cartoon "Compromise-Indeed!"  Harper's Weekly January 27, 1877
Depicting disputed Presidential election of 1876 and Nast's perception of the Democrats' attitude.

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