Cartoon -- A New Sailing Master on the Ship of State.
Broughton, Charles. (1864 - 1945)
Periodicals -- Illustrations.
Caricatures and cartoons.
American wit and humor, Pictorial.
Life magazine covers were on a variety of topics. Each issue had a theme that was introduced by the cover and reflected throughout the issue. The theme of this issue was Woodrow Wilson.
Charles Broughton was born in Canada in 1864 and studied art in Toronto. He later came to New York to study at the Art Students League and the New York Academy of Design. He published drawings of hospitals for Scribner's. He was in the hospital after breaking an arm and had time to sketch. Later, he submitted cartoons to various publications, including Life. In 1927, he moved to California and concentrated primarily on landscape painting. He died in 1945.
Two page spread political cartoon. The Moose and Elephant in the water refers to the Bull Moose and Republican parties; the Donkey on the masthead of the ship refers to the newly found power of the Democratic party under Woodrow Wilson.
Volume 60, number 1560, page 1813.
9 1/2 x 11 inches
Print on paper