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1912 cartoon from Puck magazine on the sinking of the Titanic, by Udo J. Keppler


English: Title: Luxuries versus lifeboats / Kep. Abstract/medium: 1 photomechanical print : offset, color.
Español: Caricatura de 1912 de la revista Puck sobre el naufragio del Titanic.
Українська: Карикатура з журналу «Puck» «Розкіш проти рятувальних човнів» про загибель «Титаніка».

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Author Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956, artist
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Miscellaneous Items in High Demand, PPOC, Library of Congress
  • Title from item.
  • Caption: The Grim Spectre Why all this hue and cry about lifeboats? Have you not your veranda and Parisian cafes, palm-garden, squash-court, gymnasium, swimming-pool, Turkish baths, and a la carte restaurant?
  • Illus. in: Puck, v. 71, no. 1836 (1912 May 8), centerfold.
  • Copyright 1912 by Keppler & Schwarzmann.
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ocean liners · marine accidents · lifeboats · lifesaving · drowning · icebergs · grim reaper (symbolic character) · ocean travel · cartoons (commentary) · offset photomechanical prints · color · periodical illustrations


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