William Howard Taft Aviation Cartoon
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0003
Creators:
Kemble, Edward Winsor (E. W.), 1861-1933
Dates:
September 23, 1911
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.02 Cubic feet
1 oversized folder
Repository:
This collection consists of a cartoon of William Howard Taft, wearing checkered cap, at the controls of an aircraft in the style of a Wright (Co) Model B dropping speeches from large bags to the ground below.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a cartoon of William Howard Taft, wearing checkered cap, at the controls of an aircraft in the style of a Wright (Co) Model B dropping speeches from large bags to the ground below. The cartoon, by Edward Winsor (E. W.) Kemble, is from the September 23, 1911 issue of
Harper's Weekly
. The caption reads, "In the Enemy's Country, A Suggestion as to the Presidential Possibilities of the Aeroplane." The page measures 11 by 16 inches.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is in original order.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
William Howard Taft (1857-1930) was the 27th President of the United States.
Edward Winsor (E. W.) Kemble (1861-1933) was a prominent illustrator who contributed to numerous periodicals during his career and served as a staff political cartoonist at
Harper's Weekly
from 1907 to 1912.

Administration
Processing Information
Arranged, described, and encoded by Jessamyn Lloyd, 2020.
Author
Jessamyn Lloyd
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Tom Day Crouch, Gift, 2018, NASM.2019.0003

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Preferred Citation
William Howard Taft Aviation Cartoon, NASM.2019.0003, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Caricatures and cartoons Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Airplanes Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Chantilly, VA 20151
NASMRefDesk@si.edu
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