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Carey Orr Editorial Cartoons 1926-1960
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Carey Orr Editorial Cartoons 1926-1960

  • US ILfC SC/019
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The collection features one folder of correspondence (photocopied) and eleven original editorial cartoons by artist Carey Cassius Orr (1890-1967). As a Pulitizer Prize winning cartoonist, Orr produced much of his witty and pointed work, including ...

Orr, Carey 1890-1967, 1890-1967

Orr Correspondence with Chicago Tribune

These photocopied set of letters from Orr to the Chicago Tribune-or more specifically Mr. J.M. Patterson- shows the back and forth negotiation and job offer to become a cartoonist for the newspaper. The letters are not all complete, or always clea...

Old Fisherman is Back

Hand-colored ink drawing, 12.75 inches by 15.5 inches; 32 cm. by 38 cm. Signed lower right "Orr" and a printed, pasted down label: "(c) 1960 by the Chicago Tribune." Stamped on rear, "Engraving Dept. 1960 Apr 11 PM 3 25.&q...

Challenging Man's Superio[rity]

Signed "Orr" lower right and a printed, pasted down label: "by Chicago Tribune." In four sub frames, top to bottom, shows three examples of man as hunter showing his superiority over big game from pre-historic to modern times. ...

Time to Move It Forward

Black ink drawing on white paper board, 16.5 inches (40 cm.) tall by 14.5 inches (35.5 cm.) wide. Signed "Orr" in lower right; printed label reads: "Copyright 1931, by Chicago Tribune." The Depression-era cartoon shows a round ...

It would be strange if it didn't Rise

This black-ink, pencil-shaded drawing on white board has two dates, it appears that the cartoon depicts the events of 1933, but as a whole was drawn in 1937. It was painted in white over black background upper left (1933) and lower right (1937). 1...

Reversing the menu.

Black ink drawing on white board, 13.75 inches (34 cm.) tall by 13.25 inches (33 cm.) wide. Signed "Orr" in the lower right corner; with label "Copyright, 1943, by The Chicago Tribune." On back Chicago Tribune Engraving Room 19...

History's lesson

Black ink drawing on white paper board, 15 inches (37 cm.) by 13.25 inches (33 cm.) wide. Signed "Orr" lower right, with label printed "Copyright, 1945, by the Chicago Tribune". A portly gentleman labeled "J.B." (John...

The bribe is proffered

Black ink drawing on white paper board, 16 inches (40 cm.) by 14.5 inches (36 cm.) wide. Signed "Orr" lower right, with label printed "Copyright: 1954: By The Chicago Tribune". On back, stamped "Engraving Dept 1954 Apr 13 ...

Give 'em both barrels!

Black ink drawing, 12.25 inches (41 cm.) tall by 14.5 inches (36.8 cm.) wide. Signed "Orr" lower right corner; label printed "(c) 1957 by The Chicago Tribune." Received Engraving Dept. "1957 Sep 27 PM 5 40." Lower lef...

The cupboard is bare...

Black ink drawing on white board paper; 16 3/4 inches (42.5 cm.) tall by 14.5 inches (36.8 cm.) wide. Signed "Orr" lower right; label printed "(c) 1958 by The Chicago Tribune." Stamped "Engraving Dept. 1958 Jul 28 PM 2 32....