Title:Editorial cartoons pertaining to the Mexican Revolution
Creator/Contributor:Kettlewell, Frank., creator
Creator/Contributor:Oakland Tribune, Inc
Original drawings for editorial cartoons, likely produced for the Oakland Tribune, commenting on the Mexican Revolution. One
drawing refers to the Mexican constitutional congress of 1917, in particular the new constitution's Article 33, allowing for
the expulsion of unwanted aliens. The drawing depicts a man in a sombrero and sarape reading the Article to an anxious President
Venustiano Carranza, while a smug Francisco "Pancho" Villa listens aside. The other drawing depicts an Uncle Sam figure at
the United States-Mexico border reacting approvingly to the ascension to power of Alvaro Obregón and Plutarco Elías Calles,
represented by a joyous mob shouting the names of the Revolutionary leaders.
Date:ca. 1917-ca. 1920 (issued)
Villa, Pancho -- 1878-1923 -- Pictorial works
Carranza, Venustiano -- 1859-1920 -- Pictorial works
Obregón, Álvaro -- 1880-1928 -- Pictorial works
Calles, Plutarco Elías -- 1877-1945 -- Pictorial works
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character) -- Pictorial works
Mexico -- History -- Revolution, 1910-1920 -- Pictorial works
Mexican-American Border Region -- Pictorial works
United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century -- Caricatures and cartoons
drawn by Frank Kettlewell.
Drawings signed "Ket" lower right.
Title and date supplied by cataloger.
Frank Kettlewell was an editorial cartoonist for the Oakland Tribune from 1912 until his death in 1969. He was also known
for his map illustrations. His cartoon drawings regularly included a small bird in the image.
2 drawings on paper: ink; sheets 46 x 37 cm.
BANC PIC 2007.040:1--B
BANC PIC 2007.040:2--B
BANC PIC 2007.040