Historical humor, 1925-1950

More ancient New Yorker cartoons, all of which are probably older than any of my visitors. Click to embiggen.

A perfect National Lampoon piece, done a quarter-century before the debut of that magazine:

2 thoughts on “Historical humor, 1925-1950”

  1. Is it just me or does the German in the last panel look a bit like Werner Klemperer?

    I used to enjoy the old New Yorker quite a bit until Tina Brown got her claws on it and ruined it forever.

  2. There is a little resemblance there. He also looks a bit like some of the old German Catholic priests in my diocese.

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