Cartoon: Othello

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Title

Cartoon: Othello

Creator

Description

Cartoon printed in February 1926 in the Chanticleer, a humor magazine produced by Rutgers students. The image depicts two black characters, one of whom is serenading the other with a string instrument. The serenading character is labeled "Othello." The caption below in the image reads:

"Who dat?
Who dat say 'Who
dat?'
Who dat say 'Who
dat?' when ah say
'Who dat?'"

The author of the cartoon is Ozzie Nelson (Oswald George Nelson), Rutgers class of 1927. Nelson became famous as the co-creator of the long-running radio and TV show The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. He was inducted into the Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni in 1989.

Date

1926-02

Language

English

Page

24

Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries

Citation

Nelson, Ozzie, “Cartoon: Othello,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed November 26, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/529.