The Fame of Illinois Abroad

Title

The Fame of Illinois Abroad

Subject

McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949
Political cartoons
Political corruption
Illinois--Chicago
Lorimer, William, 1861-1934

Description

The two-panel cartoon shows scenes of Americans arriving at hotels abroad and the greetings the received before and after the Lorimer Scandal.  The clerk in the top panel exclaims "Ah! I see monsieur is from Illinois! Zat grand state of Lincoln and Grant." In the lower panel, the clerk asks "I see monsieur is from Illinois. How is that Lorimer Scandal coming out?"

On verso: "Under panel one: What the hotel Clerks used to say. Under panel two: What they now say."

Creator

McCutcheon, John T.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1911-06-28

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

403030
John T. McCutcheon Collection

Original Format

political cartoon
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

42 x 36 cm

Citation

McCutcheon, John T., “The Fame of Illinois Abroad,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 27, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/24855.