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Richard Q. Yardley Cartoon Editorial Print

Product Description

Here is a vintage cartoon print by Richard Q. Yardley (1903-1979) from when he was an editorial cartoonist for The Baltimore Sun, a role in which he excelled in for 23 years. He was noted for his satirical and humorous comics and caricatures, taking jabs at the lifestyles and behaviors of those in Baltimore and the state of Maryland. He was noted for being the brains and talent behind the then-daily syndicated comic panel “Our Ancestors”, which was a prevalent comic from 1961-1965. 

This particular print’s name and origin are not known, however it depicts the domineering patriarchal standards and expectations of the past. This print was crafted with pen and ink with brush on paper. The man is pictured losing his temper over the condition of his shirt, while the female and animals appear to be taken aback by the aggressive nature depicted on behalf of the man. It encapsulates the societal expectations of the time, being that men work and provide for the household while women remain docile subservient housewives.

Through a critical lens and applying the satirical nature behind Yardley’s comics, it’s possible he was drawing attention to this lifestyle that was so prevalent at the time and parodying it to some degree. Though the context is unknown, one can assume it pokes fun at this toxic behavior and was quite possibly ahead of its time in terms of progressive thinking and abandoning the rigid social norms of the early-mid 1900s.

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