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Item # 613278

August 06, 1890

PUCK, New York, Aug. 6, 1890 

* Color political prints

Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons:
front page: "A Lame Excuse Is Worse Than None."
double-page centerfold: "Going To Her Ruin."
back page: "The Monopolistic Commuter & How He Got Left."
Complete in 16 pages, 13 1/4 by  10 1/4 inches, nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War