The Revisionist: Lexington, 1775

Date:
June 1971
Creator:
Michael Ramus
Publisher/Studio:
American Heritage

Laughably reasonable American colonists confront British forces for the first time in this American Heritage political cartoon. The lead colonist declares, "Don't fire unless fired upon but if they mean to escalate this minor peace-keeping operation into a major police action, let it begin here." A sign behind him reads, "Keep off ye grass."

Description (physical):

H: 10 7/8", W: 8 3/16"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0011
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Franklin, Jefferson, Adams, And Hamilton Cartoon

Date:
August 1968
Creator:
Michael Ramus
Publisher/Studio:
American Heritage

In this cartoon, Michael Ramus lampoons the bickering between four Founding Fathers by arming them with mud to throw and fish with which to slap each other.

Description (physical):

H: 16 3/4", W: 13 3/4"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0018
Institution:
American Heritage Archives