The White(?) Man's Burden
This cartoon, published in March of 1899 in Life magazine, depicts the figures of Uncle Sam, John Bull and Kaiser Wilhelm as three heavy burdens being borne on the backs of non-white people, who are stooped over under their weight.
"TAKE UP THE WHITE MAN'S BURDEN, AND HEAP HIS OLD REWARD"
| Wm. H. Walker, "The White(?) Man's Burden."
33, March 16, 1899.Creator | Wm. H. Walker
| CartoonCite This document | Wm. H. Walker, “The White(?) Man's Burden,” SHEC: Resources for Teachers, accessed October 17, 2021, https://shec.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/656.