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Viewing: Cao, Jose Maria, 1862-1918

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Image of Roosevelt's Message to the Filipinos  - Cao, Jose Maria, 1862-1918

Roosevelt's Message to the Filipinos - Cao, Jose Maria, 1862-1918

Originally published in Caras y Caretas (Buenos Aires: 1905). In Raymond Gros's, "Theodore Roosevelt in Cartoons" (1910, page 274) the cartoon is captioned "My young friends, here is my New Year's gift. You may depend that I will always protect you as I do to-day."

Image of Roping the Presidential Steer - Cao, Jose Maria, 1862-1918

Roping the Presidential Steer - Cao, Jose Maria, 1862-1918

"Roping the Presidential Steer" (see Albert Shaw, "A Cartoon History of Roosevelt's Career" 1910, page 113, and Raymond Gros, "Theodore Roosevelt in Cartoons" 1910, page 62) first appeared in Caras y Caretas (Buenos Aires: 1904). Cao is considered the father of Argentine caricature and has been subject of biographies and one-man shows. The cartoon carries a caption in Gros's "Theodore Roosevelt in Cartoon": 'Roosevelt mounts his favorite steed,/ His Yolanda of famous breed,/ Which lends him untold force,/ Blows clouds of smoke into the air,/ With a most contemptuous stare./ Parker bringing up the rear,/ Sees roped the Presidential Steer/ For want of such a horse.' The cartoon and verse refer