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"The Charmer: Orpheus Bryan and the Democratic Beasts", 1908 July 24
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
William Jennings Bryan as Orpheus strumming a lyre labeled "Harmony" attracting beasts labeled as contemporary political figures.
Arranged alphabetically by cartoonist.
"Puck," August 5, 1908, volume LXIV, number 1640. Black and white version on reverse. Bryan was the Democratic Presidential Nominee versus Taft.
This is an artificial collection. No materials have been separated.
- Processing Information
This is an unprocessed collection. Contents list updated by Adriane Hanson with the assistance of Jeremy Russell in 2010. Derso and Kelen cartoons in June 2012 accession were added to existing cartoons in Box 13 in 2012. A 1931 Otto Cushing cartoon was added to Box 10 in 2014. A World War II era comic strip produced by the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) was added to Box 29 in 2016.
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Collection is open for research use.
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Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use.
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- Credit this material:
"The Charmer: Orpheus Bryan and the Democratic Beasts",; Political Cartoon Collection, MC180, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA
- Storage Note:
- ReCAP (rcpph): Box 19
- Existence and Location of Copies
FOR DIGITIZED CONTENT: Cartoons in this collection have been digitized and may be viewed or downloaded through this finding aid. To view each one, navigate to the individual item within this finding aid.
- Bartholomew, Charles Lewis, 1869-1949
Cushing, Otho, 1871-1942
Davenport, Homer, 1867-1912