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Carnet de cheques / par Caran d'Ache

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.231

Book of cartoons by Caran d'Ache, made to resemble an oversize book of checks. All feature stereotypes of Jewish bankers, tailors, waiters, etc. usually presenting or taking checks. Caran D'Ache was the pen name of Emanuel Poire, a Russian born cartoonist who achieved renown in France with his antisemitic, anti-Dreyfus Lundi [Monday] cartoons in the newspaper Le Figaro. From 1898-1899, during the height of the Dreyfus affair, he published an anti-semitic, anti-Dreyfus satirical journal "Psst..." , which also featured the work of Jean Louis Forain (1852-1931). The booklet is one of the more than 900 items The magazine is one of the more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic artifacts and visual materials.

publication:  1893
publication: Paris (France)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 18:12:40
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