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Satire in art -- Caricatures and cartoons.

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Gillray Collection

Throughout history, illustrators and others have seen fit to accurately skewer politicians, religious leaders, and countless others through their creative drawings and words. Born in 1756, English illustrator James Gillray was part of this honorable tradition. He reigned supreme during a period that became known as the "golden age of English caricature," and he "chronicled and ridiculed the...

https://library.princeton.edu/special-collections/collection...
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Charles Peirce Collection of Social and Political Caricatures and Ballads

Who doesn't enjoy a good satirical print now and then? The Charles Peirce Collection of Social and Political Caricatures and Ballads brings together a range of fabulous prints published in London during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. This was a golden age of caricature as these risible items were often displayed in a variety of settings, becoming increasingly popular with Londoners....

https://www.americanantiquarian.org/Inventories/Peirce/index...
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Paul Revere Collection at the American Antiquarian Society

Yes, it is true that Paul Revere did once take a horse on a very well known ride across the landscape of eastern Massachusetts. But he did many other things, including spending time as a dentist, an engraver, a printer, and also finding time to make exquisite silverware. This remarkable digital collection from the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) brings together an illustrated inventory of...

https://www.americanantiquarian.org/Inventories/Revere/