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Louis Raemaekers reproductions of World War I political cartoons, ca. 1914-1918
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  • Organization and Arrangement
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Louis Raemaekers reproductions of World War I political cartoons
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1914-1918
    Collection number: 1196
    Creator: Raemaekers, Louis, 1869-1956.
    Extent: 3 oversize boxes
    Abstract: Louis Raemaekers (1869-1956) was a cartoonist and painter primarily known for his portrayal of World War I in the Dutch newspaper Telegraaf. His publications include Another Peace Conference (1912), America in the War (1918), and Raemaekers's Cartoon History of the War (1918-19). The collection consists of reproductions of anti-German political cartoons originally published in the Netherlands.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Processing Note

    Processed by Heather Lowe in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance from Megan Hahn Fraser, August 2011.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Louis Raemaekers reproductions of World War I political cartoons (Collection 1196). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography/History

    Raemaekers was born on April 6, 1869 in Roermond, Netherlands and received his States diploma from the Art School of Amsterdam in 1891. He became the director of the Art and Craft School in 1895 and went on to work as a professor at the Horticultural High School (1896), the Agricultural High School (1898), and the Ryks Hoogere Burger School (1899) in Wageningen. In 1913 he gave up teaching to become a cartoonist. He published more than a thousand cartoons during WWI. He was decorated as an Officier Legion d'Honneur (France), Chevalier Ordre de Leopold, Commander of the Order of the Crown (Belgium), and Officer of the Order of Orange Nassau (Netherlands). His publications include Another Peace Conference (1912), The Great War: a Neutral's Indictment (1916), America in the War (1918), and Raemaekers's Cartoon History of the War (1918-19). He died in 1956.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of reproductions of anti-German political cartoons originally published in the Netherlands by Raemaekers during World War I. Includes 114 mounted cartoons with captions in English attached to the backs, and 90 unmounted cartoons, mainly duplicates.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Items are arranged by plate number.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Raemaekers, Louis, 1869-1956--Archives.
    Cartoonists--Netherlands.
    World War, 1914-1918 --Netherlands --Propaganda --Pictorial works.
    Propaganda, Anti-German --Netherlands --Pictorial works.
    World War, 1914-1918 --Caricatures and cartoons.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Cartoons.