Drawing From Life: Selections of Caricatures & Cartoons From the American Art/Portrait Gallery Library Collection


Subject:
Data Formats , Media , Arts and Humanities , Cartoons , Cartoons & Comics , Cartoons, Political

Description:
The collection of caricature and cartoon books at the Smithsonian Institution's American Art/Portrait Gallery Library Collection "number[s] over 600 volumes, ... [and] has a strong focus on the works by American artists — the oldest dating to the Civil War period." This site presents a selection of annotated images from the collection. Browsable by title, artist, or subject. Also includes biographies of some of the artists and a bibliography.

Creator:
Boese, Kent C , curator

Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.sil.si.edu/ondisplay/caricatures/


PID= res:lii-6672