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Getting in the Hay

Getting in the Hay

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Description
This object is an original pen and ink political cartoon hand drawn on white paper by Clifford Berryman circa 1917 in Washington, D.C. The title "Getting in the Hay" is inscribed in pencil and centered on the bottom. The drawing depicts Woodrow Wilson in farmer dress wielding a large bunch of hay, saying "Better get it all in while we can" and, behind him, the words "Fall Elections." A man named Congress is hoisting the hay up into the barn and says "Gosh it's hot up here." The drawing is stamped on the back with Berryman's number 44376 and is signed "Berryman" in the lower right area of the illustration.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Cartoon
date made
circa 1917
ca 1917
depicted
Wilson, Woodrow
maker
Berryman, Clifford
place made
United States: District of Columbia
Physical Description
hand drawn (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
ink stamp (overall material)
pencil (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 1/4 in x 18 3/4 in; 36.195 cm x 47.625 cm
ID Number
PL.322733.002
catalog number
322733.002
accession number
322733
catalog number
322733.002
subject
Political Campaigns
Elections
Humor
Economy
Economy
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Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Agriculture
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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