Title:Editorial cartoons pertaining to the Spanish American War and other topics
Creator/Contributor:Nelan, Charles, 1859-1904, creator
4 original editorial cartoon drawings by Charles Nelan executed for the New York Herald between 1898 and 1904. Nos. 1 and
2 comment on matters pertaining to the Spanish-American War, namely the inadequate health care provided by the U.S. to its
soldiers, and the reconcilation of the U.S. North and South by England (personified as the John Bull character) in the common
effort of war. No. 3 comments on Theodore Roosevelt's effort to gain control of the construction of the Panama Canal. No.
4 refers to the United States Treasury's doling of funds to banks and bankers (two of which are identified as "Heath" and
"Stillman"). The Uncle Sam character appears in 3 of the drawings.
Subject:n-us--- -- ncpn---
Roosevelt, Theodore -- 1858-1919 -- Caricatures and cartoons
Roosevelt, Theodore -- 1858-1919 -- Pictorial works
Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Caricatures and cartoons
Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Pictorial works
Bankers -- United States -- Pictorial works
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character) -- Pictorial works
John Bull (Symbolic character) -- Pictorial works
Panama Canal (Panama) -- Pictorial works
drawn by Charles Nelan.
Artist's signature on each drawing: Ch. Nelan.
Drawings include ms. title or caption and other annotations regarding publication format.
Title and date supplied by cataloger.
4 drawings on paper : pen and black ink ; 56 x 47 cm or smaller.
BANC PIC 2007.063:1--C
BANC PIC 2007.063:2--C
BANC PIC 2007.063:3--C
BANC PIC 2007.063:4--C
BANC PIC 2007.063
Origin:New York (State)