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Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item # 671771

November 12, 1884

PUCK, New York, Nov. 12, 1884 

* 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: "Kik-kik-cock-a-doodle doo! Mr. Kelly, how are YOU?"
double-page centerfold: "Shylock's Bad Bargain."
back page: "Charity & Economy Combined."
Complete in 16 pages, foxing & toning, mostly at the margins, 13 1/4 by  10 1/4 inches.

Category: Post-Civil War