Cartoon art

Item no. 28146
Occupation: Hotel and restaurant
Collection: Union

This 1912 cartoon mocks the servility which was expected of waiters in those days and also pokes fun at the wealthy customer, with his "window-pane plaid" suit, his spats and his pointed ears.

Image courtesy of HERE, the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees union.

See the LaborArts exhibit Labor Pains:  The Birth of a Contract for related images. 

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Cartoon Art