Monthly Archives: May 2017

Cartoons of the Week: US Immigration in the 1890s

The Proposed Emigrant Dumping Site, from Judge magazine 1890. Above a group of prosperous Americans refuse entry to a new immigrant, while the shadows of their own immigrant past watch over. From Puck magazine 1893 And finally, entitled “Who is … Continue reading

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Cartoon of the Week: Going to the Opera in 2000 (a view from 1882)

Source: The Public Domain Review. This is a great site, see http://publicdomainreview.org/collections/page/16/?time=19th-century  

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Cartoon of the Week: Skype in 1879

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Trumpery and Fake News

The surname Trump is a burden that the US President must carry with him, and he must be used to hearing about ‘trumpery’. He will probably discard it as ‘fake news’. Given his track record on understanding history, he will … Continue reading

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