Photo, Print, Drawing "We're really making great progress" / Herblock.
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About this Item
- "We're really making great progress" / Herblock.
- Editorial cartoon shows President Gerald Ford and John Q. Public in a picnic basket labeled "The Economy" racing down a steep hill toward flames and devil's forks in hell.
- Block, Herbert, 1909-2001, artist
Created / Published
- 1974 November 1.
- - Ford, Gerald R.,--1913-2006
- - John Q. Public (Symbolic character)--1970-1980
- - Economic & social conditions--1970-1980
- - Picnic baskets--1970-1980
- - Hell--1970-1980
- - Presidents--United States--1970-1980
- Editorial cartoons--1970-1980.
- - Title from item.
- - Signed "Herblock" lower right.
- - Copyright, 1974, by Herblock.
- - Forms part of: Herbert L. Block Collection (Library of Congress).
- - Exhibited in: "Herblock's Presidents : Puncturing Pomposity" at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C., 2008.
- 1 drawing : graphite and ink brush with opaque white over blue pencil and graphite underdrawing ; 56.3 x 35.5 cm (sheet)
Call Number/Physical Location
- BLOCK, no. 8566 (BB size) [P&P]
- Block, Herbert, 1909-2001. Herbert L. Block collection (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- ppmsca 17211 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.17211
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-17211 (digital file from original drawing)
- Publication may be restricted. For information see "Herbert Block ("Herblock") Rights and Restrictions," https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/271_herb.html
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- Call Number: BLOCK, no. 8566 (BB size) [P&P]
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Block, Herbert, Artist. "We're really making great progress" / Herblock. United States, 1974. November 1. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2008676755/.
APA citation style:
Block, H. (1974) "We're really making great progress" / Herblock. United States, 1974. November 1. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2008676755/.
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Block, Herbert, Artist. "We're really making great progress" / Herblock. November 1. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2008676755/>.