(1870 - 1939)
Thomas E. Powers was active/lived in Connecticut, New York. Thomas Powers is known for editorial cartoons, painting.
Biography Thomas Powers
Political cartoonist Thomas E. Powers, 1870-1939, was represented in the 1913 Armory Show, in New York City.
Fourteen of his India ink political drawings are part of the Caroline and Erwin Swann Collection of Caricature & Cartoon, in the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.
One, a "Banquet Scene," gives an idea of Powers' intentions. As described by the Library of Congress, "Men and animals gather at banquet tables in a hall labeled "Down & Outs." They are political losers associated with incompetence, corruption, scandal, and electoral defeat, about to feast on crow. The following members are seated at the head table from left to right: Sultan Mehmed V, ruler of Turkey; William 'Big B
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