Monsters, Part 3: Just your standard anthropomorphic snake post

racey

“Persues and Andromeda Up-to-Date,” A.G. Racey, Halifax Herald, 2 January 1917, via G. Bruce Retallack’s dissertation, “Drawing the Lines”

C19 in caricature

“The Great Disunion Serpent,” seen in The History of the Nineteenth Century in Caricature, 1904, page 158

annexation

“A Sign of the Times,” Punch in Canada, Montreal, 23 February 1850

copperheads

“The Great American WHAT IS IT? Chased By Copperheads,” 1863

 JUDGE

“Gladstone the Liberator,” from Judge, seen at Dubliner’s restaurant in Washington, DC

 

1856

“The Presidential Campaign of ’56,” 1856, as seen in The History of the Nineteenth Century in Caricature and Abraham Lincoln: His Path to the Presidency by Albert Shaw, page 190, at the Newberry Library

1920

“The Trail of the Snake,” 13 February 1920, The Labor Leader, Toronto, via Begbie Society Contest

1848

“The Great Sea Serpent of 1848” as seen in The History of the Nineteenth Century in Caricature

Snakes also seem to be a favo(u)rite theme of Berryman’s on St. Patrick’s Day:

3-17-1918_M-040_46_Berryman

3-17-1918 Berryman

3-17-1922_O-024_46_Berryman

3-17-1922 Berryman

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2 Responses to Monsters, Part 3: Just your standard anthropomorphic snake post

  1. Amanda, that is great. But who is o=your audience for this? Aren’t you afraid to give out your precious data?

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