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Title
The Rape of Lucrece,' Puck Magazine caricature, 1906
Contributor
Keppler & Schwarzmann (publisher)
Date Created and/or Issued
1906-08-22
Contributing Institution
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Collection
Hearst Caricatures Collection
Rights Information
Notice regarding copyright of materials available online: http://lib.calpoly.edu/support/policies/sca-policies/copyright-guidelines/#online-copyright
Description
Issue of 'Puck' (volume LX (volume 60), no. 1538) humor magazine featuring a caricature of William Randolph Hearst dressed as Tarquin (Sextus Tarquinius) the Roman soldier who rapes Lucrece in Shakespeare's narrative poem "The Rape of Lucrece". He is dubbed "Tarquinius Hearst" and drags a torch of Yellow Journalism while sneaking into New York State Democracy. The text beneath titles the illustration "The Rape of Lucrece" while the back features anecdotes, one-liners, and comic featuring two golfers with the words "Strange! "I was surprised to find so few Sunday schools on the Continents." -John D. Rockefeller" beneath. Circa August 22nd 1906.
Type
image
Format
Magazine cover
Identifier
069_spc_00000022
https://digital.lib.calpoly.edu/rekl-28432
Language
English
Place
New York
United States
Source
Hearst Caricatures Collection--MS 069--http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c8125rcf/

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