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title:

Wendell Willkie political cartoon

image number:

P0047622

description:

This political cartoon shows John Q. Public beating a drum. The sound made by the drum is the "Willkie Boom". The G.O.P. mascot, an elephant, who appears to be in the middle of making a speech, has been interrupted by the drum. The caption along the top of the drawing reads, in full: "The Real Keynote!"

date taken:

1940

photographer studio:

Talburt, Harold (as artist)

accession number:

6073

personal name:

Willkie, Lewis Wendell

corporate name:

Republican National Committee

topic:

Cartoons (Commentary)

topic:

Art

topic:

Drawings

topic:

Elephants

topic:

Drums (Musical instruments)

series:

Individuals