Cartoons on War and Peace

The Peace Palace Library holds a unique collection of images like posters, engravings, cartoons and photographs. Please, explore our subset of cartoons on war and peace issues here.

For centuries, cartoonists have used their pens to fight a war against war, translating images of violent conflict into symbols of protest. These images tell the story of many journalists and cartoonists around the world struggling to promote peace, justice, democracy and liberty of expression. Cartoons may amuse, provoke, stress truth or paradox in a few lines only. In our collection, among others, an interesting set of 25 cartoons by Alois Derso and Emery Kelèn concerning the Peace Conference in Lausanne at the end of World War I. 

Browse our collection of cartoons on War and Peace

  • 3.Armee

  • Kriegsanleihe
    Kriegsanleihe

    3.Armee J.Kriegsanleihe

  • 3.Armee
    3.Armee

    3.Armee.

  • Aandacht wordt verzocht!
    Aandacht wordt verzocht!

    Aandacht wordt verzocht!

  • Daden. Made in US of A
    Daden. Made in US of A

    Daden. Made in US of A

  • De Majesteit der Trust van Wallstreet
    De Majesteit der Trust van Wallstreet

    De Majesteit der Trust van Wallstreet

  • Dictaat aan de neutralen
    Dictaat aan de neutralen

    Dictaat aan de neutralen

  • Entente Verdun
    Entente Verdun

    Entente Verdun

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Some interesting sets within the Image collection

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