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Norman Ritchie pen and ink cartoon caricature: "Just Like A Man"

 Collection — Box: BW-22, Folder: 2
Identifier: MS-0784

Content Description

Rewritten from dealer description:

Pen and ink cartoon caricature on poster-size artist board, by William “Norman” Ritchie, drawn in 1915. The drawing lampoons the latest fashion in women's clothing, the inclusion of pockets on women's garments, with one caption starting with, "Just Like A Man." The central image shows a stylish woman with dozens of parcels protruding from the over-stuffed pockets of her outergarments. The item measures fifteen by eleven and a half inches, and is signed “Norman” at the bottom center.


  • Creation: 1915


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.

Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Biographical / Historical

Rewritten from dealer description:

William "Norman" Ritchie (approximately 1865-1948) was the celebrated and remarkably long-lived political cartoonist for The Boston Post. His career spanned five decades and he was said to have been completely ambidextrous, drawing with equal facility with either hand.


.167 Cubic Feet (1 oversize poster/broadside)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Lorne Bair Rare Books in December 2013.

Processing Information

Processed by Annie Tang in August 2017.

Guide to the Norman Ritchie pen and ink cartoon caricature: "Just like a man"
Annie Tang
August 2017
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Repository Details

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