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Harper's Weekly (1857-1912)
This resource provides access to Harper's Weekly (1857-1912), America's leading 19th century illustrated newspaper, well-known for it's political and editorial cartoons. Search for political cartoons in this source by going to the search feature and selecting Cartoon from the Select Feature pull-down.
Library of Congress Collection of American Cartoon Prints
"This assemblage of more than 500 prints made in America during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries encompasses several forms of political art. Most of the prints are from the division's PC/US series, which consists of individually cataloged political cartoons and caricatures." Learn More...
An American satirical magazine from the latter part of the 19th century. Published many editorial cartoons and other comics. Access is via HathiTrust. Open a volume for a time period and browse contents or search within volumes once open.
Thomas Nast Cartoons
Site that explores the work of Thomas Nast. Sections are arranged by themes and include short essays and numerous illustrations.
Editorial Cartoons in Newspapers: Use the advanced search options in our historical newspaper databases to limit searches to editorial cartoons (papers provided by ProQuest all offer this option) . When doing this use as few search terms as possible or browse papers by date rather than searching. Note that not all editorial cartoons published will be in the online version due to copyright. If you encounter missing ediitorial cartoons while browsing, please consult microfilm editions. If you need help Ask a Librarian.