Fashion Note - High hats are coming into style again

Fashion Note - High hats are coming into style again

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This object is an original pen and ink political cartoon hand drawn on white paper by Clifford Berryman circa 1905-1915 in Washington, D.C. The title is inscribed in pencil along the bottom: "Fashion note - High hats are coming into style again." This drawing depicts heads of different men, none identifiable but each wearing a different style of high hat, and labelled as follows: "The Magnate"; "The Sky Scraper"; "The Boss"; "The Alfalfa"; "The Imported"; "The Mollycoddle"; "It's The Real Come Back Shape [held by Uncle Sam]'; "The Del Sarte"; "The Low Bridge"; and "The Has Been." Berryman’s number “16427” is stamped in blue ink on the right corner. The drawing is signed "Berryman" in the lower right area of the illustration.
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Object Name
date made
1905 - 1915
Berryman, Clifford
place made
United States: District of Columbia
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
ink stamp (overall material)
pencil (overall material)
hand drawn (overall production method/technique)
overall: 20 in x 16 in; 50.8 cm x 40.64 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Political Campaigns
Uncle Sam
Political Caricatures
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Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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