Mar 21, 2013 - Sale 2308

Sale 2308 - Lot 130

Price Realized: $ 900
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION--RACIST HUMOR.) Puck Magazinge. Group of 8 pen-and-ink cartoons created for use in Puck Magazine, by William Ludlow Sheppard, Frederick Opper, Louis Dalrymple, W. E Kemble, J. S. Pughe, and others, various sizes from 6x7 3/4 inches to 18x20 inches; most signed by the artist, most with editor's pencil notes regarding the size of the reproduction when used in the magazine; various repairable faults but generally in decent condition. New York, principally late 1890s

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Typical of racist humor of the day. The artists represented in this group rank amongst the best American cartoonists of the day. The vast majority of original artwork for the magazine is now in institutional hands.
with--Original pen-and-ink Doodlebug cartoon by Ed Dodd, produced for the United Feature Syndicate, 14x14 inches; signed lower left; pencil note upper right giving publication date (22 November 1939).