By Herb Galewitz
At the start of the twentieth century, Judge (established in 1881) and Life (1883), including Puck, have been the most excellent humor magazines within the usa. Puck disappeared in 1918. yet, by way of the Twenties and early '30s, Life and Judge had accomplished huge, immense reputation. no longer till the institution of the New Yorker in 1925 used to be their place heavily challenged. this large readership used to be due essentially to the magazines' cartoons. From politics to household bliss, early life to boardroom, breadline to kick line — no topic was once secure from the humorists' pens.
This wealthy resource of greater than seven hundred royalty-free pictures from the '20s and '30s represents some of the best from these mythical magazines. you can find black-and-white illustrations from Charles Dana Gibson, James Montgomery Flagg, Reginald Bathurst Birch, John Held, Jr., Russell Patterson, A. B. Frost, Rube Goldberg, paintings younger, Dr. Seuss, and others.
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