Everything in Knowing What to Feed 'Em

Everything in Knowing What to Feed 'Em

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This object is an original pen and ink political cartoon hand drawn on heavy white paper by Clifford Berryman circa 1912 in Washington, D.C. It depicts Woodrow Wilson in a barnyard with farm animals being fed "Wilson's Progressive Mixture." Each animal is labeled as a Wilson Rooster, Supporter, Promoter, Shouter, Promoter, Advocate, Follower, or Cackler. Inscribed in ink near his face as if he is speaking are the words "Everything in Knowing What to Feed 'Em." The drawing is stamped in the lower left corner with Berryman's number 14063 in blue ink. It is signed "Berryman" in the lower right area of the illustration.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Cartoon
date made
circa 1912
depicted
Wilson, Woodrow
maker
Berryman, Clifford
place made
United States: District of Columbia
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
ink stamp (overall material)
hand drawn (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 15 in; 38.1 cm
ID Number
PL.322733.006
catalog number
322733.006
accession number
322733
subject
Political Caricatures
Humor
Animals
Farming
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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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