Chairman Raskob


The object is a political cartoon hand-drawn on white paper by Clifford Berryman in Washington, D.C. circa 1928. The drawing depicts John J. Raskob, Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, writing a document that reads "I don't care who your convention delegates are if I can write the platform." Berryman signed the drawing in the lower right area of the illustration.

Raskob was an American financier and industrialist who was Chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 1928-1932.

The inscriptions "Saturday Cartoon" and number 440 within an oval represent Berryman information that we are currently seeking to understand.

Date Made: circa 1928

Maker: Berryman, Clifford

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: District of Columbia

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PL.322733.030Catalog Number: 322733.030Accession Number: 322733

Object Name: Cartoonpolitical cartoonObject Type: cartoonsDrawingeditorial cartoons

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)pencil (overall material)hand-drawn (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 13 1/2 in x 14 1/4 in; 34.29 cm x 36.195 cm


Record Id: nmah_496210

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