Cartoon Sketch

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Title

Cartoon Sketch

Creator

Arthur Chestnut

Date

1940s

Description

Sketch cartoon drawings of a recruit with a vampire figure about to administer a shot, secondary sketch of a pig.

Arthur Chestnut, a U.S. Coastguardsman stationed in St. Augustine made drawings twice a month for The Shield, the official magazine of the Training Center. Chestnut was known for poking fun at war. His humor provided much-needed stress relief for those preparing to risk their lives.

Rights

Medium

Ink and paper

Access Rights

Please contact the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum Chief Curator.

Citation

Arthur Chestnut, “Cartoon Sketch,” World War II Resources in Northeast Florida, accessed August 19, 2022, https://wwiinefl.omeka.net/items/show/155.

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Comments

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