Colossus (Part II)

Continuing with the theme of the colossus

1898 Colossus of the Pacific

” Colossus of the Pacific,” Chicago Tribune, 24 August 1898

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“The World’s Constable,” Louis Dalrymple, 14 January 1905

monroe doctrine

“Expansion! The Western patrol’s long stretch.” Louis Dalrymple

"DE MONCTON A WINNIPEG," Le Canard, 5 septembre 1903

“DE MONCTON A WINNIPEG,” Le Canard, 5 septembre 1903

"The Rhodes Colossus 118 Years Later," Zapiro, Sunday Times, 5 April 2009

“The Rhodes Colossus 118 Years Later,” Zapiro, Sunday Times, 5 April 2009

Berryman

Clifford Berryman, 1915

ANTI-TRUST CARTOON, 1879. 'The Modern Colossus of (Rail) Roads.' American cartoon by Joseph Keppler, 1879, attacking the railroad trust formed by William Henry Vanderbilt (top), Cyrus W. Field (bottom left) and Jay Gould (bottom right).

“The Modern Colossus of (Rail) Roads,” Joseph Keppler, 1879.

Rhodes - C19 in caricature

“The President of Rhodes,” Daumier, Nineteenth Century in Caricature, page 203

Rhodes 2 - C19 in caricature - also in punch

“The Rhodes Colossus,” Linley Sambourne, Nineteenth Century in Caricature, page 342 (also appears in Punch)

Uncle Sam Celebrates Arbor Day

Uncle Sam Celebrates Arbor Day,” Louis Linscott, 30 April 1898, via the Library of Congress

James Gillray, "Destruction of the French Colossus," 1798

James Gillray, “Destruction of the French Colossus,” 1798

See also:

– Colossus: Part I

– “Comic Empires–Cartoons, Caricature, and Imperialism: A Symposium” edited by Richard Scully, International Journal of Comic Art, Fall/Winter 2014, pages 57-65.

– “Constructing the Colossus: the Origins of Linley Sambourne’s Greatest Punch Cartoon,” International Journal of Comic Art, Fall 2012, pages 120-142.

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