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(McCord collection only)
The On-line Collection
This series of approximately 100 images includes a selection of cartoons by Owen Staples (1866-1949) (alias Rostap), John Collins (born 1917), Arthur George Racey (1870-1941) and Frank Duggan (1904-1987). These four cartoonists published their drawings between 1900 and 1950 in Canadian newspapers and magazines.
- Boer War, First and Second World Wars, Cold War;
- Inflation, rising taxes, conscription, the war effort;
- Canadian political parties and dignitaries, the economy, international affairs, Canada-U.S. relations;
- Railway companies, modes of transportation, women.