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Cartoons (humorous images)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: 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 5 Collections and/or Records:

Injun Summer Wood Block Printing Plates

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSR 13
Scope and Contents Two wooden printing blocks used to print the Injun Summer cartoon by John T. McCutcheon.

John T. McCutcheon cartoons and drawings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 1
Scope and Contents The John T. McCutcheon Cartoons and Drawings (1903-1945; forty-two oversized boxes) consist of drawings and sketches created by John McCutcheon throughout his career at the Chicago Tribune, as well as some print versions of his cartoons. The cartoons cover a wide variety of subjects relating to United States history, documenting daily life and political matters from the early 1900s through the 1940s. Some of the many subjects include: railroads, Woodrow Wilson, Uncle Sam, John Purdue, Purdue...

John T. McCutcheon papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 278
Abstract Box 11: McCutcheon's handwritten account of the origins of Injun Summer and The Hunter's Moon (original pencil notes in JTM's hand); McCutcheon's handwritten account of the origins of Bird Center cartoons (original pencil notes in JTM's hand); Prints (reproductions) and newspaper clippings of some of McCutcheon's popular cartoons, circa 1930s; Sketches, original pen and ink drawings for Ade's Pink Marsh, Artie, and Stories publications; Color sketches for the newspaper (several originals in...

Joe McCutcheon collection of John T. McCutcheon printed material

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 274
Abstract Four framed cartoons from John T. McCutcheon's time at the Chicago Tribune.

Scrapbooks of John T. McCutcheon cartoons

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 14
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks of John McCutcheon cartoons, as cut out from the newspaper. Compiled by a friend of the McCutcheon family and later given to the family.