John Tenniel and the American Civil War.
Best known for his illustrations for Alice in Wonderland
, John Tenniel also produced political cartoons for the British magazine Punch
. This sites collects 54 of Tenniel's cartoons dealing with the American Civil War. In addition to the cartoons themselves, the site gives an explanation of the symbols and props in each cartoon and places them context with then-current events and issues. [more inside]
posted by marxchivist
on Dec 3, 2007 -