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Catalog Number 12523-20
Title Cartoon; Herbert Johnson; "Warren, Youll Have to Fire That Cook"
Object Name Cartoon
Description Original art for political cartoon titled "Warren, Youll Have to Fire That Cook!" Warren Harding is depicted hiding from the cook, who represents Oppressive Taxation. The cook is throwing plates representing profits and business.
Year Range from 1921
Year Range to 1923
Material bristol board, graphite, ink paint
Artist Johnson, Herbert
Made Johnson, Herbert
People Johnson, Herbert
Harding, Warren G.
Other Name Cartoon, Graphite
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