Kirby c. 1922
|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).
"On the Road to Moscow" depicts Death leading victims of the Russian famine of 1921
"Exploding in his Hands" comments on the Zimmermann Telegram
- 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
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