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Harold Morton Talburt lithographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArt-0047

Scope and Contents

Harold Morton Talburt lithographs of his political cartoons cover World War II and the New Deal. Caricatures include President Rooselvelt, Benito Mussolini, Adolf Hitler, and Japanese soldiers. Cartoons are listed below by title:

  • Another Attack We'd Like to Back if Nobody Objects!

  • Bright Light on a Darkened World!

  • The Canning Season Gets Off to a Good Start

  • Caught in his Own Chop-Sticks

  • Come on - Let's Make it a Clean Shave!

  • Crack of Doom?

  • Dance of the Dying Swan!

  • Don't 'Look' Now, But ----

  • End of Another Chapter!

  • His Whipping Boy!

  • Japanese Sandman!

  • Journey's End?

  • Making a Stab at it!

  • New Balcony?

  • No Time for Stunt Flying!

  • Personally, Benito, We Think Bob Hope's Funnier!

  • Return of the Prodigal!

  • Slugging it Out - Toe to Toe!

  • Somebody Seems to have Planted Loco-Weed in our Victory Garden

  • Something Just as Good

  • Uh-Huh! But There Certainly is a Lot of Smoke!

  • The Unconscientious Objector!

  • Whatever Became of that 'Safe and Sane' Movement?

  • Who Said Washington Wouldn't be Bombed!
  • Dates

    • Creation: circa 1940-1950


    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open to researchers.

    Biographical / Historical

    Pulitzer Prize winner and political cartoonist Harold Morton Talburt was born in Toledo, Ohio in 1895. Talburt's first job as a cartoonist was for the Scripps-Howard news bureau in Washington in 1921. Later he worked for the Washington Daily News. He was awarded the Pulitzer in 1933 for his editorial cartoon, "The Light of Asia," and was said to have enjoyed drawing Presidents Herbert Hoover and Franklin Roosevelt the most.

    Talburt died in Maryland in 1966.


    24 Item(s) (24 Lithographs)




    Twenty-four lithographs of political cartoons regarding World War II and the New Deal by cartoonist Harold Morton Talburt.


    Collection consists of 24 lithographs.

    Physical Location

    C.S. North, Shelf 87, Box 2 (with Art on Campus collection)


    • Harold Morton Talburt at Art on Campus, Rochester Institute of Technology


    Lithographs are 18 x 14 inches

    Processing Information

    Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in September 2011.

    Harold Morton Talburt lithographs
    RIT Art Collection
    Amy Vilz
    07 September 2011
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    Repository Details

    Part of the RIT Archives Repository

    Rochester NY 14623 USA