American wit and humor -- Periodicals -- Illustrations
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Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection -- Puck Magazines
Scope and Contents In 1871, Joseph Keppler, an Austrian-born cartoonist, created Puck Magazine -- a satire magazine filled with cartoons, caricatures, and commentary on political and social issues of the day. Originally only published in German, Puck evolved from a nearly-failed periodical publication to one of the most popular humor magazines in the United States in the 19th century. Keppler published the first English-language issue of Puck in 1877, which became widely popular for featuring three lithographs...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1878 - 1916; Other: The majority of the material is from the 1880s and 1890s and deals largely with social and political issues of the time.