Visual Reportage from China, c1890
Bound sets of Chinese huabao, c1890. D.B. Dowd, an illustrator, visual journalist and teacher in St. Louis, Missouri, is at work on an exhibition project called Drawing Conclusions: The Illustrator as Reporter, projected for 2014 and including historical examples of illustrated press from China. I stumbled Dowd’s posts about these today and am very excited to see more. In 1872, a Chinese...
Chicago Tribune Cartoonists, 1931
Excerpt from the silent 1931 promotional documentary “From Trees to Tribunes,” featuring the Chicago Tribune company’s stable of cartoonists at that time: John T. McCutcheon Gaar Williams Carey Orr Sidney Smith of “The Gumps” Frank King of “Gasoline Alley” Frank Willard of “Moon Mullins” Carl Ed of “Harold Teen” Martin...