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Photo, Print, Drawing [Waiting for Huerta]

[ digital file from b&w film copy neg. ]

About this Item

Title

  • [Waiting for Huerta]

Summary

  • Three losers of the "Down & Out Club" await the deposed dictator's arrival in the desert at the border of the U.S. and Mexico. Standing atop a horsedrawn coach with shattered windows labeled "Free Bus to the Down & Out Club," and peering through a telescope, Sultan Mehmed V, a former ruler of Turkey, spots a figure running towards them in the distance. Beside him stands former Venezuelan leader Cipriano Castro. At the rear of the coach, Dr. Frederick Albert Cook, who contested Robert E. Peary's claim that he discovered the North Pole, stands. In the distance, a small figure (presumably Huerta), is running away from a cloud of black smoke labeled "Revolution in Mexico."

Names

  • Powers, Thomas E., 1870-1939, artist

Created / Published

  • 1913 Nov. 11 [publication date]

Headings

  • -  Huerta, Victoriano,--1845-1916
  • -  Carriages & coaches--1910-1920
  • -  Exiles--Mexican--United States--1910-1920
  • -  Mexico--History--Revolution, 1910-1920

Headings

  • Drawings--American--1910-1920.
  • Editorial cartoons--American--1910-1920.
  • Periodical illustrations--American--1910-1920.

Genre

  • Drawings--American--1910-1920
  • Editorial cartoons--American--1910-1920
  • Periodical illustrations--American--1910-1920

Notes

  • -  Inscribed within image: He is coming!
  • -  No copyright information found with item.
  • -  Signed, lower right: TE POWERS.
  • -  Title from New York American.
  • -  Bequest and gift; Caroline and Erwin Swann; 1974; (DLC/PP-1974:232.1159)
  • -  Victoriano Huerta assumed the provisional presidency of Mexico on February 18, 1913, following the overthrow of Francisco Madero. Fearful of being opposed, he suppressed his critics, sometimes by violent means, and ultimately abolished the legislature. Facing pressure by revolutionaries and rejection for President Woodrow Wilson who refused to recognize his government, he fled, first to Spain and later to the United States.
  • -  Published in: New York American, November 11, 1913.

Medium

  • 1 drawing : India ink over pencil, with scraping out on bristol board ; 37 x 41 cm. (sheet)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • SWANN - no. 1282 (B size) [P&P]

Source Collection

  • Caroline and Erwin Swann collection of caricature & cartoon (Library of Congress)

Repository

Digital Id

  • cph 3b31975 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b31975

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2009617180

Reproduction Number

  • LC-USZ62-85447 (b&w film copy neg.)

Rights Advisory

  • No known restrictions on publication. No renewal in Copyright Office.

Online Format

  • image

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  • Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-85447 (b&w film copy neg.)
  • Call Number: SWANN - no. 1282 (B size) [P&P]
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Powers, Thomas E., Artist. Waiting for Huerta. United States Mexico, 1913. [publication date] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2009617180/.

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Powers, T. E. (1913) Waiting for Huerta. United States Mexico, 1913. [publication date] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2009617180/.

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