hio State Cartoon Library & Museum

Search images from the world's largest collection of vintage cartoon art! Images are accessible from the late 1700's up to the early 1900's.

Some of these images preceded comic strips while others are from the medium's period of dazzling growth and creativity which occurred in the early 20th century. Collectively, this cartoon art offers both a glimpse back in time and perspective on our own era.

Whether it be taxes, health, social issues or sports .... some topics are timeless!

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Basic Search: The fastest way to find the perfect cartoon art from the Ohio State Cartoon Library & Museum!
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Use as many keywords as you like. No need to add "comics" or "cartoons" to your search terms.
Advanced Search: Find images published on a specific date.
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*Please note that some color images may also be available in black and white... and some black and white images may be available in color. If you'd like to know about the availability of a specific image, please e-mail us.
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