On this day: American political satire

American Puck magazine’s edition for the 6th of April 1901. It shows a woman – Columbia, the female personification of the United States – wearing an Easter hat called “World Power”.

This edition was published the day before Easter.

Source

Puck_cover2Cover of Puck magazine, 6 April 1901. Columbia's Easter bonnet - Ehrhart after sketch by Dalrymple.

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2 thoughts on “On this day: American political satire

  1. Such a delicious image. I’ve just downloaded it from the Library of Congress to add it to First Night Vintage!

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