Drawing From Life: Selections of Caricatures & Cartoons From the American Art/Portrait Gallery Library Collection
Arts and Humanities
Cartoons & Comics
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.
Boese, Kent C , curator
Smithsonian Institution Libraries