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Carnet de cheques / par Caran d'Ache [Book]

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    Carnet de cheques / par Caran d'Ache [Book]

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    Brief Narrative
    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.
    Carnet de cheques / par Caran d'Ache
    publication:  1893
    publication: Paris (France)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
    Compiler: Peter Ehrenthal
    Publisher: E. Plon, Nourrit et cie
    Author: Caran d'Ache (1859-1909)
    The Katz Ehrenthal Collection is a collection of more than 900 objects depicting Jews and antisemitic and anti-Jewish propaganda from the medieval to the modern era, in Europe, Russia, and the United States. The collection was amassed by Peter Ehrenthal, a Romanian Holocaust survivor, to document the pervasive history of anti-Jewish hatred in Western art, politics and popular culture. It includes crude folk art as well as pieces created by Europe's finest craftsmen, prints and periodical illustrations, posters, paintings, decorative art, and toys and everyday household items decorated with depictions of stereotypical Jewish figures.

    Physical Details

    Physical Description
    Book ; 1 volume ; 24 p. (22 "checks" and paper covers); (unpaged) : illustrations ; 13 x 28 cm. [4.750 x 10.875 in.)
    Cover title: E. Plon, Nourrit & C" , Carnet de Cheques par Caran d'Ache
    overall : paper, ink

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Caran d'Ache, 1859-1909.

    Administrative Notes

    The booklet was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2016 by the Katz Family.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this artifact has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Special Collection
    Katz Ehrenthal Collection
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    2022-07-28 18:12:40
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