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Thomas Nast, political cartoonist

Thomas Nast

Thomas Nast, political cartoonist

by Thomas Nast

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 42.

Statementby J. Chal Vinson.
ContributionsVinson, John Chalmers.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNC1429.N3 V5
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 46 p., 154 illus.
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17756980M

Get this from a library! Thomas Nast: political cartoonist. [Lynda Pflueger] -- Traces the life of the German immigrant whos artistic talent helped him become a popular and influential political cartoonist. Thomas Nast in the course of his career became far more than a successful political cartoonist—he became a presence, an institution. His public to a degree unequaled by any other graphic artist or any other humorist, with the exception of Will Rogers, waited for his drawings not only for amusement and pleasure but for direction.

thomas nast political cartoonist Download thomas nast political cartoonist or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get thomas nast political cartoonist book now. This site is like a library, Use . The first American master of the political cartoon, an illustrator named Thomas Nast used his work to shed light on the corruption that ran rampant in Tammany Hall in New York City. The Tammany Ring, run by a man named William “Boss” Tweed bribed officials, rigged .

Thomas Nast, Following his death in , Thomas Nast's obituary in Harper's Weekly stated, "He has been called, perhaps not with accuracy, but with substantial justice, the Father of American Caricature." Nast's campaign against New York City's political boss .   Thomas Nast was a pioneer of the editorial cartoon and one of the very best, in terms both of precision and caricaturing line and revealing political idea. Thomas Nast: Political Cartoonist is a superbly reproduced selection of Nast’s work, and shows what an art editorial cartooning can : John Chalmers Vinson.


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Political cartoonists in the United States can look to Thomas Nast as the father of their art. His work was realistic, satiric, emotion-compelling and inventive all at once.

Vinson serves journalism, history, politics, and art well by this excellent biography.4/5(1). The man who helped bring down Tammany Hall and delightful cartoonist, Thomas Nast. Lynda Pflueger brought Thomas Nast back to life in this intimate revealing portrait.

Liberally sprinkled throughout are many famous cartoons--especially beloved Santa Clause. I enjoyed the book /5(9). Thomas Nast became a voice of justice through his political cartoons. He became famous for his depictions of the Civil War, his political party illustrations, and even helped develop the now-popular image of jolly old Saint Nick.4/4(9).

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—New York Times Political cartoonists in the United States can look to Thomas Nast as the father of their art. Halloran frequently mentions a biography about Thomas Nast that was written by Albert Bigelow Paine.

Quite a number of years ago, I read Mr. Paines work because his book was the only one I could find about the history-making cartoonist/5. German-born political cartoonist Thomas Nast gave America some of its most enduring symbols: the Republican elephant, the Democratic donkey, and Uncle Sam.

Publishing regularly in Harper's Weekly Author: American Experience. Thomas Nast has been called the greatest political cartoonist of all time.

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Thomas Nast, John Chalmers Vinson. University of Georgia Press, - Biography & Autobiography - 46 pages. 0 Reviews. Included in this book are more than examples of Nast's work which, together with the author's commentary, recreate the life and pattern of artistic development of the man who made the.

It was Nast who popularized the modern concepts of Santa Claus and Uncle Sam and who created such symbols as the Democratic donkey, the Republican elephant, and the Tammany tiger.

With more than examples of Nast’s work, Thomas Nast: Political Cartoonist recreates the life and pattern of artistic development of the man who made the political cartoon a respected and powerful journalistic by: 2.

“Thomas Nast was a pioneer of the editorial cartoon and one of the very best, in terms both of precision and caricaturing line and revealing political idea. Thomas Nast: Political Cartoonist is a superbly reproduced selection of Nast’s work, and shows what an art editorial cartooning can be.”—Brand: University of Georgia Press.

Thomas Nast book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Thomas Nast has been called the greatest political cartoonist of all time. Thomas Nast was a German-born American caricaturist and editorial cartoonist often considered to be the "Father of the American Cartoon".

He was a critic of Democratic Representative "Boss" Tweed and the Tammany Hall Democratic party political machine. Among his notable works were the creation of the modern version of Santa Claus and the political symbol of the elephant for the Republican Party. Born: SeptemLandau, Rhine Palatinate.

toborn in Germany, immigrated to America, staying In New York City, with his parents, Thomas Nast is considerd the father of American political cartooning. "Nast’s legacy to future generations includes the symbols he made popular that are still recognized today: Uncle Sam, the Democratic donkey, the Republican elephant, and Santa Claus.

Thomas Nast, American cartoonist, best known for his attack on the political machine of William M. Tweed in New York City in the s. From Nast’s pen came the Republican Party’s elephant, Tammany Hall’s tiger, and one of the most popular images of Santa.

Thomas Nast: political cartoonist Nast, Thomas, Vinson, John Chalmers If it is true that the pen is mightier than the sword and that one picture is worth a thousand words, Thomas Nast must certainly rank as one of the most influential personalities in nineteenth-century American history.

This book brings [Thomas Nast] back to his highly deserved place in American cultural history.—Journal of American Culture Thomas Nast may be known as 'The Father of Modern Political Cartoons,' but history teacher Halloran's thorough biography of the 19th-century journalist is much more than mere caricatureBrand: The University of North Carolina Press.

Born on Septemin Landau, Germany, cartoonist Thomas Nast was best known for his powerful sketches of the Civil War and his influential political :   Nast, a devout Christian and staunch Republican, was outraged at the flagrant offenses committed by the Democratic political machine known as Tammany Hall, and especially at its leader, Boss Tweed.

Nast's incessant attacks on Tweed and his corrupt ring serve as an introduction to this book, and I think Ms. Pflueger was absolutely on-target to 5/5(1).With more than examples of Nast's work, Thomas Nast: Political Cartoonist recreates the life and pattern of artistic development of the man who made the political cartoon a Brand: John Chalmers Vinson.