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John Tinney McCutcheon Collection of Editorial Cartoons

Available Online

These cartoons are available in the University of Missouri Digital Library, beginning with item JM-C001.

Original Pen and Ink Drawings for Cosmopolitan

ID M D Y Size Caption Description
C1 11 25 1912 15×20 Ade fables, Feb. “The First
Night… “
Man thinks his play’s opening
will be a big success
C2 11 25 1912 15×20 Ade fables, Feb. “The First
Night… Really”
Nearly empty house receives play
poorly
C3 11 25 1912 15×23 Ade fables, Feb. issue Man’s play is hit with family,
his agent is not impressed
C4 5 25 1915 13.5×19 Ade fables, Sept. issue Inside movie theatre, a western
plays to a full house
C5 3 13 1916 12×18 June issue “Sisters of Ruth” in
car speeding down country road toward “S.O.S.”
C6 6 12 1917 14.5×21 Ade fables, Sept. issue Human figure with intestines
exposed is inside circle of months/foods
C7 7 16 1917 19×14.5 Fables in slang, Oct. issue,
Fable #6
At football game crowd cheers
wildly, except for one man doing nails
C8 7 16 1917 19×14.5 Fables in slang, Oct. issue,
Fable #7
Scene at railroad station, main
street in background
C9 10 15 1917 18×12.5 Fables in slang, Feb. issue Couple head for theatre where
“Hearts Aflame” is playing
C10 12 20 1917 18.5×15 Ade fables, May issue Victorian woman horrified at
“Ouida” book; flapper shows sex book to man
C11 7 15 1920 19×14.5 Ade fables In music room, man is annoyed
with woman and another man
C12 12 29 1922 17×11.5 none Crowd snickers as man paints on
store window, “Fine imported ciggars… “
C13 12 20 1923 17×12 Mar. issue Couple on secluded tropical
beach watch sunset
C14 2 19 1924 12×15.5 The wrong girl, May 1924 Woman watches from backstage as
man addresses crowd
C15 2 20 1924 12×15.5 The wrong girl, May issue Three women in old-style derss
talk to flapper smoking cigarette
C16 2 19 1924 12×15.5 The wrong girl, May 1924 Woman speaks from podium to
group of women
C17 2 19 1924 12×15.5 The wrong girl, May issue Woman looks sadly into mirror,
newspaper at side
C18 11 12 1926 18×12 Feb. issue Seated couple: woman speaks
forcefully with clenched fists, man slumps
C19 11 12 1926 18×12 Feb. issue Three flappers watch rich man
walk by