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Catalog Number 12523-246
Title Cartoon; Herbert Johnson; "Mister, how much is it to hire a cab?"
Object Name Cartoon
Description Original artwork for a political cartoon that appeared in Life Magazine, January 7, 1903. Captioned: "Mister, how much is it to hire a cab?
Date 01/07/1903
Year Range to 1903
Material bristol board, graphite, ink, paint
Artist Johnson, Herbert
Made Johnson, Herbert
People Johnson, Herbert
Other Name Cartoon, Graphite/Paint
History Herbert Johnson was born in Sutton, Nebraska in 1878. He attended the Elliot school and the Western Normal College in Lincoln. He worked for the Denver Republican (1896), Kansas City Journal (1897-1899), and Philadelphia North American (1906-1912). He was a freelance cartoonist in New York form 1903-1905. He was a staff political cartoonist at the Saturday Evening Post starting in 1912. From 1912 to 1915 he was also art editor of the Post. He retired in 1941, and died December 4, 1946.
Credit line Herbert Johnson, Huntington, Pennsylvania
Collection Johnson, Herbert