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Caricatures and cartoons -- United States -- 19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection -- Puck Magazines

Identifier: SPCW0013
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.

Visual Representation of Women Collection

Identifier: SPC00043
Scope and Contents

The Visual Representation of Women Collection is a postcard collection that focuses on representational images of women from around the globe. Covering the gamut of postcard types, images portray the many social constructions of womanhood and their attendant meanings. Containing a variety of mass produced postcards to unique artist renditions, the collection is an ongoing project of FAU University Libraries’ Special Collections that will build over time.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 2019