About this Item
- [Otakar Valasek collection of World War I cartoons]
- LOT contains political cartoons sympathetic towards the plight of Slavs and other ethnic groups living in the Austro-Hungarian Empire and critical of the roles of Austria-Hungary and Germany during World War I. Drawings depict caricatures of military and political leaders; the repression and suffering of subjects living in the Austro-Hungarian Empire; devastation and death wrought by war; greed, militarism, and political corruption in Austria-Hungary and its ally Germany; and the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and other events related to World War I. Other themes present are critiques of pan-Germanism, journalism, education, and the police system within the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Created / Published
- [between 1917 and 1918]
- - Valasek, Otakar,--1884-1954,--artist
- - World War, 1914-1918
- - Ethnic groups--Europe--1910-1920
- - Corruption--Europe--1910-1920
- - Militarism--Europe--1910-1920
- - Politics & government--Europe--1910-1920
- - Nationalism--Europe--1910-1920
- - Slavs--1910-1920
- - Austria--1910-1920
- - Germany--1910-1920
- Ink drawings--1910-1920.
- Political cartoons--1910-1920.
- Political cartoons--1910-1920
- Ink drawings--1910-1920
- - LOT title devised by Library staff.
- - Drawings signed in ink.
- - Titles handwritten on drawings in sequential order: Austria-Hungary - government - not a country, behold the Austria-Hungary; The Tower of Babel; Foreign policy: forged documents; Spirit of the hour!!! An eastern front [?]!!!; Austria, empire of despair, obstacle to permanent peace; 300 years of silence, journalism and Slavic language; Spirit of Slavs, Resurrection; Austria - pan-German bridge; Dynasty (I); Dynasty: Wuttures[?]; How Austria ruled. Who votes?; The Imperial Government is safe; The future of Austria - The place in the sun; Our Austrian allies; Education - University of Prague - Burshes[?] - Kultur trägers; How Austria ruled. The slave in his [?]; A tribute to "The Nation of Dollar Chasers"; The song of slaves; The master; Dynasty: The dowry; Give Ceasar what Caesar's is; Superman in making; The Beast created God to his own likeness; The servant of its master; How Austria ruled. Divide et [?]; German steel cartel.
- - Was part of Popular & Applied Graphic Arts processing reserve (PAGA4).
- - Containers include: 2 C size containers.
- - Otakar Valasek was a Chicago-based Czech cartoonist.
- - Gift; Council of Defense; (DLC/PP-1921:46328).
- 26 drawings : ink and other materials ; sheets 69 x 54 cm and smaller.
Call Number/Physical Location
- LOT 15399 (FM -- C size) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
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