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Anti-Nazi drawing published in the PM newspaper

Object | Accession Number: 1991.182.25

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    Anti-Nazi drawing published in the PM newspaper

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    This happened on my street in 1933. The policeman is looking for foreign newspapers that might be critical of Hitlerism. He carries a book of regulations. His long nose makes a good censor.
    Artwork Title
    The Cenzor
    Subtitle
    Checkup
    Series Title
    25 in a series of 31
    Date
    publication/distribution:  1940 October 25
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
    Signature
    verso, in ink, "William Sharp"
    Contributor
    Artist: William Sharp
    Biography
    Leon Schleifer was born in 1900 in Germany. He served in the German army at the end of World War I (1914-1918). He became a political cartoonist and his work was published in the anti-Nazi press. He also specialized in courtroom trial sketches. After the appointment of Hitler as Chancellor in 1933, Schliefer emigrated to the United States. He changed his name to William Sharp and continued his career as an editorial cartoonist and illustrator. His work was published in the New York Times, Life Magazine, and other publications. He died in 1961, age sixty-one years.

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Art
    Category
    Drawings
    Object Type
    Drawing (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Image of newspaper kiosk in the street; a man stands before the kiosk, and vendor; he has an unusually long nose and wears a uniform, but no symbols are apparent; no signature.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 20.000 inches (50.8 cm) | Width: 15.000 inches (38.1 cm)
    Materials
    overall : paper, ink, graphite
    Inscription
    bottom edge left, in pencil, "The Cenzor" (appears to be in hand other than artist's)

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    Conditions on Use
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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The drawing was aquired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1991.
    Record last modified:
    2023-07-06 13:22:35
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