Sunday, September 25, 2016

W A R . . . in art

An illustration of a 440 pound shell test at Chatham
"Experiments with torpedo shells at Chatham : explosion of a 440-pounder"  1886
       
W  A  R
       
An illustration of An 1800s toy croisillon with soldiers
An 1800s toy croisillon (wooden extender)
       
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Frans Masereel L'arriere war
Frans Masereel     click image twice for full size
       
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An AE Marty fashion illustration of a parade to war
an A.E. Marty fashion illustration     click twice
       
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Frans Masereel, L'eglise church blesses war
Frans Masereel     click twice
 

W  A  R
       
A Louis Raemaekers editorial illustration of drowned war casualties
A Louis Raemaekers editorial illustration
       
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Mike Hinge,  1970s?      click twice
       
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A cartoon of MAD magazine's General Patton by Mort Drucker
MAD Magazine's General Patton by Mort Drucker
       
W  A  R
       
An illustration of shell bursts and civilians in Charleston 1864
"Bursting of a shell in the streets of Charleston,  South Carolina"
1864 civilians     click twice

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A Seymore Schwast illustration of war
a Seymour Chwast illustration     click twice
       
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Frans Masereel, war politicians ignoring pleading civilians
Frans Masereel     click twice

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An 1870 cartoon about war and civilization
"Barbarism ... Civilization"    an 1870 cartoon     click twice

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A Dean Cornwell illustration, 'Spanish Tavern' 1922
a 1922 Dean Cornwell illustration,  'Spanish Tavern'     see full size

 W  A  R
       
A Mead Schaeffer illustration of a first nation warrior for the book 'Everybody's Washington' 1931
a Mead Schaeffer illustration for the 1931 book
'Everybody's Washington'     click twice
       
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1917 Russian women in the Battalion of Death, a photograph of women soldiers
1917 Russian women in the Battalion of Death
       
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An illustration of a 1919 New Years Eve French soldier in top hat.
 1919 New Years Eve marked a return to civilian life for French soldiers.
       
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Frans Masereel La curiosite, a handicapped war veteran
Frans Masereel     click twice

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a 1956 nuclear shelter for the public, stylish and illustrated
a 1956 nuclear shelter for the public
       
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A Randal Enos parody of a Jimmy Hatlo cartoon, for National Lampoon magazine in 1972.
A Randal Enos parody of a Jimmy Hatlo cartoon,  for National Lampoon
magazine in 1972.  Hatlo himself was a good cartoonist and humorist,  but
he wasn't this nasty.  Early 1970s hipster comedy could be very dark. 
click twice
       
W  A  R
       
A William Makepeace Thackeray humorous drawing and text
a William Makepeace Thackeray drawing and text     see full size

  
My song of raging passion . . .

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