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Cartoons (Humor)


  • Pictures that use wit and/or satire to comment on events, social habits, politics, or other subjects. For narrative works that employ sequential art, and often prose, to tell a story, see [Comics (Graphic works).]
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    • found: LCSH, March 12, 2017(Caricatures and cartoons; UF Cartoons; Humorous illustrations; Illustrations, Humorous; Pictures, Humorous; BT Pictures; RT Caricature; Wit and humor, Pictorial; SEE ALSO subdivision Caricatures and cartoons under names of individual persons, families, and corporate bodies and under classes of persons, ethnic groups, topical subjects, and individual wars, for collections or discussions of caricatures or pictorial humor about these persons or topics; and headings for individual cartoon characters, e.g. Mickey Mouse (Fictitious character))
    • found: Art & architecture thesaurus online, March 12, 2017(cartoons (humorous images); UF cartoon (humorous image); SN Pictorial images, usually drawings, that are humorous or that use wit and satire to comment on contemporary events, social habits, political trends, or other topical subjects, often executed in a broad or abbreviated manner. Originally referred to full-page illustrations in a circulating paper or periodical, especially when comical and relating to current events.)
    • found: Thesaurus for graphic materials, March 12, 2017(Cartoons (Commentary); SN Pictorial images using wit to comment on such things as contemporary events, social habits, or political trends; usually executed in a broad or abbreviated manner.; UF Cartoons; Comic pictures; BT Pictures; NT Comic cards; Comics; Editorial cartoons; Political cartoons; Satires (Visual works); RT Humorous pictures; Protest works)
  • General Notes

    • Pictures that use wit and/or satire to comment on events, social habits, politics, or other subjects. For narrative works that employ sequential art, and often prose, to tell a story, see [Comics (Graphic works).]
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    • Note under [Comics (Graphic works)]
  • Change Notes

    • 2017-11-13: new
    • 2018-02-20: revised
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