Photo, Print, Drawing The capital, 1943 version
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- The capital, 1943 version
- Drawing shows Uncle Sam standing at a window, pondering with chin in hand, the view of Washington, D.C. before him. Outside the window, United States President Franklin Roosevelt's White House appears large, overwhelming the landscape. The Capitol building appears much smaller, as does the Supreme Court. The cartoon suggests that the power of the executive branch under President Roosevelt had become greater than that of the judicial or legislative.
- Cesare, Oscar Edward, 1885-1948, artist
Created / Published
- 1943 Aug. 29 [publication date]
- - White House (Washington, D.C.)--1940-1950
- - United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)--1940-1950
- - United States.--Supreme Court--1940-1950
- - Uncle Sam (Symbolic character)--1940-1950
- - Separation of powers--1940-1950
- - Executive power--1940-1950
- Periodical illustrations--1940-1950.
- Periodical illustrations--1940-1950
- - Title inscribed on verso.
- - Signed lower right.
- - Typescript mounted on verso: In the Washington picture the White House looms very large and Uncle Sam ponders.
- - Stamped on verso: AUG 29 1943; N.Y. Times Magazine.
- - (DLC/PP-1995:137.110).
- - Published as an illustration for "The ever-growing power of the presidency," by Walton Hamilton, New York times magazine, August 29, 1943, p. 6.
- 1 drawing on layered paper : pencil, ink, ink wash, and opaque white.
Call Number/Physical Location
- CD 1 - Cesare, no. 66 (B size)
- Cartoon Drawings (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- cph 3c26430 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c26430
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-USZ62-126430 (b&w film copy neg.)
- May be restricted: Information on reproduction rights available in LC P&P Restrictions Statement.
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Cesare, Oscar Edward, Artist. The Capital,Version. , 1943. [publication date] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016685378/.
APA citation style:
Cesare, O. E. (1943) The Capital,Version. , 1943. [publication date] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016685378/.
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Cesare, Oscar Edward, Artist. The Capital,Version. [publication date] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016685378/>.