Photo, Print, Drawing In her path / C. D. Gibson.
About this Item
- In her path / C. D. Gibson.
- Drawing shows female symbol of Democracy kicking the head of a German soldier labeled "Autocracy" off a cliff as an angelic symbol of peace approaches.
- Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944, artist
Created / Published
- - World War, 1914-1918--Moral & ethical aspects
- - Democracy--Symbolic representation--1910-1920
- - Peace--Symbolic representation--1910-1920
- - Soldiers--German--1910-1920
- - Angels--1910-1920
- - Kicking--1910-1920
- Ink drawings--1910-1920.
- Periodical illustrations--1910-1920.
- Political cartoons--1910-1920.
- Political cartoons--1910-1920
- Periodical illustrations--1910-1920
- Ink drawings--1910-1920
- - Caption label from exhibit "Gibson Girl's America Political Cartoonist": Envisioning Hope for Peace. Two female allegorical figures bring dramatic action to one of Gibson's most dynamic cartoons. In the foreground, Democracy kicks the large head of Autocracy off a cliff; his helmeted head bears the caricatured features of Kaiser Wilhelm II. The caricatured head of Field Marshal Paul Von Hindenburg lies on the lower left. The winged figure of Peace approaching from the right signals hope for the end of the Great War, although Germany did not sign the Armistice until one year later.
- - Title from Life magazine.
- - Illus. in: Life, 1917 November 8, p. 749.
- - Gift; Charles D. Gibson; 1990; (DLC/PP-1990:040).
- - Exhibited: "The Gibson Girl's America : Drawings by Charles Dana Gibson" in the Graphic Arts Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2013.
- - Accession box no. PR 13 CN 1990:040
- 1 drawing : ink over graphite underdrawing ; 55.5 x 46.6 cm.
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- Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1990:040 [item] [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- ppmsca 33519 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.33519
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- LC-DIG-ppmsca-33519 (digital file from original item)
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Gibson, Charles Dana, Artist. In her path / C. D. Gibson. , 1917. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2012648178/.
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Gibson, C. D. (1917) In her path / C. D. Gibson. , 1917. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012648178/.
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Gibson, Charles Dana, Artist. In her path / C. D. Gibson. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2012648178/>.