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1 Shirley, David Thomas Nast Cartoonist and Illustrator
This book details the life and art of America's most influential cartoonist. You may have never heard of Thomas Nast, but it's likely that you are familiar with his work. Uncle Sam, the Republic elephant, the Democratic donkey, the Tammany tiger, and the classic figure of the bearded, big-bellied, wool-suited Santa Claus - each of these symbols was either created or popularized by Nast, and all of them have become permanent parts of American popular culture. Nast got his first job as a magazine illustrator at age 15, and during his career he drew vivid images that captured the public's imagination and inspired generations of cartoonists and illustrators. Includes a chronology, further reading, internet resources, and index. Illustrated. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Franklin Watts
New York, 1998, First Edition

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