Colossus (Part I)

The figure of the colossus is a common trope found in many cartoons. I’ll start this series off with some relatively derivative / repetitive poses from the “as we see ’em” books I came across during research.

J.E. Gorman, Chicagoans as we see em, 1905, page 27

J.E. Gorman, Chicagoans as we see ’em, 1905, page 27

Chicagoans as we see 'em, 1904, page 276

Chicagoans as we see ’em, 1904, page 276

Chicagoans as we see 'em, 1904, page 289

Chicagoans as we see ’em, 1904, page 289 (For some reason, a copy of this runs you like $40 on Amazon.) (Also, a hard dude to Google because his name is fairly common.)

 Chicagoans as we see em , 1904, page 385

Arthur P. Bowen, Chicagoans as we see ’em, 1904, page 385

Californians as we see 'em, c 1906

Californians as we see ’em, c 1906

Cartoons and caricatures of Seattle citizens, page 133

R.B. Snowdon, Cartoons and caricatures of Seattle citizens, page 133

Cartoons and caricatures of Seattle citizens, page 174

D.S. Fotheringham, Cartoons and caricatures of Seattle citizens, page 174

Our Michigan friends as we see 'em, page 55

Albert M. Henry, Our Michigan friends as we see ’em, page 55

Our Michigan friends as we see 'em, page 179

Aaron A. Parker, Our Michigan friends as we see ’em, page 179

Thomas Shaughnessy, Canadians as we see 'em, 1900

Thomas Shaughnessy, Canadians as we see ’em, 1900

Donald D. Mann, Canadians as we see 'em, 1900

Donald D. Mann, Canadians as we see ’em, 1900

Torontonians as we see 'em, 1905

Robert J. Fleming, Torontonians as we see ’em, 1905

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