satire

a little MX could ruin your X-mas
1982

Poster has a light gray background with a dark gray, red and white lined border. In the center are three drawings of Christmas nutcracker toys: A Santa Claus holding a bag of toys, Uncle Sam...

Everlasting Silence
1982

The top of the poster has the text: "Everlasting Silence". Below the poster has five rows of empty musical score, each row has two staffs one with a treble and one with a bass clef. The bottom of...

"Whales? Oh, no, man. No whales aroun' here." (Greenpeace save the whales)
1975

Poster has a drawing of a large whale in the center with part of its back being used as an island. On the island are several people lounging, a Hula dancer and two crossed palm trees. On the...

Grand Patent India-Rubber Air Line Railway to California
1849

Reproduced in _The 49ers_, Time-Life Books, N.Y., 1974.

The Way They Go to California
c. 1849

Handbook selection, 1984. One of a set of six.

Western Photographer . . .
1859

One of nine cartoons pertaining to photography from early periodicals Taken from Frank Leslie's, May 28, 1859

1988

Poster has a black background with a light blue snake cut in segements at the top. Below the snake in red is "Join or Die." The bottom has a military person in a gas mask. The goggles of the mask...

Do you ever feel like killing your boss?
1972

Small poster with a black single border around a large area of small text. The top has "Do you ever feel like killing your boss?" printed in red lettering. Below is a small picture of...

c. 1985

Poster has a light blue background with stylized map of the world. The bottom right has "The World According to Ronald Reagan" printed in black lettering. The map area of the U.S. depicts...

1968

Poster has a black background with a turquoise outline of the United States in the center. Over the U.S. outline is a red mushroom cloud. On the right is a cartoon depiction of Lyndon B. Johnson...

1993

Poster has a drawing of three bottles of drinks in the center with text around. The center bottle is a large green wine bottle, the left bottle is a small can with "Petty Bourgeois Radicals" on it...

1968

Small poster with an image of an older man opeing his shirt and pointing to "Mac Bird" written on his stomach. He has Sacramento Premiere written on his shirt sleeve. The upper center of the...

1963

Poster has a drawing of a large seated human figure with long hair, wearing a blue vest and playing a guitar. The top edge of the poster has the text: "Hootenanny Tonight / Real / Americana /Zowee...

Se Buscan 500 Engaños [Wanted : 500 years / cheats]
c. 1992

Top edge of poster has text: Se Buscan". Below is a grid of 12 rectangular images. Each image contains a caricature of a male historical figure and is labeled with a name and a number. The...

1978

Poster has an image in the center of an African child defacating in a white pith helmet. The bottom left corner has "Solidarität!" printed in red.

c. 1995

Poster has a black background with a black and white photograph of a naked man's backside. There is a magnifying glass showing the face of Pete Wilson as a hemorrhoid. The top has large white...

1968

Poster is printed on pink colored paper with dark purple text and image. On the right is a drawing of a hookah that has "yippie!" in the water area at the bottom. The hookah's smoke has "Pre-...

2005

Poster has a photograph of a man on a surfboard wearing a gas mask and a white hazmat suit. In the center of the suit is the nuclear symbol. Around the photo is an off-white border. Around the...

c. 1980

Small poster with a drawing of a green cement truck being driven by a woman. The poster reads around the image, "The best man for the job... may be a woman."

1985

Top of poster reads: "She Wants It" Below is a cartoon of a giant woman leaning on a building with San Fracisco in the background. The woman is in a sailor's hat with the letters D.O.D. [...

c. 1980

Poster has an image of several men in uniform holding a gun and yelling. The image is in black and white. The lower right corner has a small inset of two wounded soldiers. Along the top of the...

1999

Poster has a brown and white photograph of a woman wearing a black halter top and a beaded choker necklace. Above her is "Like an Orgy, It Only Works if There's A Lot Of Us." printed in large...

This vacation visit beautiful Vietnam
c. 1967

Poster has a red background with white lettering and images. Along the top edge is a white jet liner with "Fly Far-Fareastern Airways" printed below in white.The bottom of the poster...

1982

Poster is in black and white with an image in the center of soldiers marching in frong of a building. The poster reads from top to bottom in white lettering, "The Soviet Union Needs You!/ Support...

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