2023-08 Raynors HCA Live
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A pair of authentic and original centerspreads published by Judge Magazine, 20" x 13-1/4", color litho, some staining lower left, a few closed edge tears, yet striking color a satire. c1889, with caption "The Serious Problem of To-Day. Uncle Sam 'Wake up gentlemen! Here is a vital issue which must be settled, or the Republican Party will be held responsible'". In the foreground is a Blackman holding a scroll "The Race Question". The Blackman is watching Uncle Sam hollering at the sleepy President Harrison and his cabinet members Secretary of the interior Noble, Secretary of Agriculture Rusk, Secretary of State Blain and Secretary of the Navy Tracy. ... plus, c1899 with caption "No Great Century of Progress Like This Can Complete Its Mission As Long As It Ignores Justice" shows lady Justice on her throne. She has laid her sword down. There background vignettes critical of Racism and Corruption. On the left disturbing images of Negro being chased by bloodhounds; Negro Burned at the Stake; Negro Being Lynched in the West; and Negroes Rioting. On the right side of Lady Justice, the corruption vignettes show New York City Robbed by Tammany; and Politicians Robbing Uncle Sam. Judge was a weekly satirical magazine published in the United States from 1881 to 1947. It was launched by artists who had seceded from its rival Puck.
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Powerful Racial Statements As Shown In Satire Political Cartoons

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Estimate: $100 - $200
Auction closed on Sunday, August 27, 2023.
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