|Known for||Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning|
Rollin Kirby (September 4, 1875 in Galva, Illinois – May 8, 1952 in New York, New York) was an American political cartoonist. In 1922 he was chronologically the first winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning, an honor that he would receive three times.
Kirby worked as a cartoonist at the New York Mail, New York World and the New York Post. His Pulitzer Prizes were for cartoons "On the Road to Moscow" (1921), "News from the Outside World" (1924), and "Tammany" (1928).
"Tammany!" portrays the Republican party as hypocritical in decrying the Tammany Hall political machine.
"Exploding in his Hands" comments on the Zimmermann Telegram
Cartoon showing Senators Lodge, Borah and Hiram Johnson blocking Peace
Cartoon showing Humanity accusing the US Senate who has just murdered the Peace Treaty]]
"News From the Outside World" comments on the United States' failure to join the League of Nations.
"On the Road to Moscow" depicts Death leading victims of the Russian famine of 1921
- Webster's Biographical Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam Co., 1980.
- Media related to Rollin Kirby at Wikimedia Commons
- Rollin Kirby posters, hosted by the University of North Texas Libraries Digital Collections
- Works by or about Rollin Kirby at Internet Archive