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A Cartoonist Depicts "The Cuban Melodrama"

This political cartoon, published in Puck in June, 1896, depicts the U.S. as a handsome male hero saving a greatful female "Cuba" from the villainous male figure of "Spain."

THE NOBLE HERO (to the Heavy Villain): "Stand back, there, gold darn ye!-- If you force this thing to a fifth act, remember that's where I git in my work!"
THE NOBLE HERO (to the Heavy Villain): "Stand back, there, gold darn ye!-- If you force this thing to a fifth act, remember that's where I git in my work!"
Source | C.J. Taylor, "The Cuban Melodrama," Puck, 3 June 1896.
Creator | C.J. Taylor
Item Type | Cartoon
Cite This document | C.J. Taylor, “A Cartoonist Depicts "The Cuban Melodrama",” SHEC: Resources for Teachers, accessed June 16, 2021, https://shec.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/630.

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