24,000 Vintage Cartoons from the Library of Congress Illustrate the History of This Modern Art Form (1780-1977)

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‘Historically speaking, what we call cartoons began as artifacts of print culture, and as such, of modernity. Before the widespread availability of printed texts, the word “cartoon” referred to a sketch, an artist’s mock-up of a greater work …’

http://www.openculture.com/2017/06/24000-vintage-cartoons-from-the-library-of-congress-illustrate-the-history-of-this-modern-art-form-1780-1977.html

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