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Cartoon of Uncle Sam parting the ocean for Jewish immigrants

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.505

US cartoon, The Modern Moses, depicting Uncle Sam parting the ocean waters for a long line of Jewish immigrants. The drawing was done for Puck, America's first humor magazine, published in New York in both English and German language versions. This print is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic visual materials.

Artwork Title
The Modern Moses
Date
approximately 1885  (creation)
Geography
publication : New York (N.Y.)
Language
English
Classification
Art
Category
Prints
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:09:03
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