Friday, December 30, 2011

Happy new year!

Title: Happy new year! Date Created/Published: N.Y. : Published by Keppler & Schwarzmann, Puck Building, 1910 December 28. Medium: 1 photomechanical print : offset, color.

Summary: Illustration shows Father Time ringing bells proclaiming "The Greatest Good for the Greatest Number", while a crowd in the street celebrates the New Year by using noisemakers, horns, drums, and cymbols to sound their personal causes, such as "Partisanship" and "Partisan Politics", "Ring Politics", "Spoils System", "Women's Rights", and "Calamity Howling".

Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-27697 (digital file from original print)

Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.

Call Number: Illus. in AP101.P7 1910 c-P&P(Case X) Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Notes: Title from item. Caption: Time, the Bell-Ringer Some year, perhaps, they'll stop their noise long enough to hear the chimes. Illus. in: Puck, v. 68, no. 1765 (1910 December 28), centerfold. Copyright 1910 by Keppler & Schwarzmann.

Subjects: New Year--1910. Father Time (Symbolic character)--1910. Noise pollution--1910. Sounds--1910. Celebrations--1910. Crowds--1910.

Format: Cartoons (Commentary)--1910. Offset photomechanical prints--Color--1910. Periodical illustrations--1910. Collections: Miscellaneous Items in High Demand.

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