The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the launch of a new digital history exhibit. Politics in Graphic Detail:  Exploring History through Political Cartoons features historic political cartoons that have been annotated, transcribed, and encoded in XML following Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) P5 guidelines. This exhibit is a product of HSP’s Historic Images, New Technologies (HINT) project, a two-year project to enhance to enhance discoverability and description of collection items, particularly of graphic materials, and encourage content-sharing and linking among fellow institutions and scholars.


You can visit the digital exhibit site at the following address:


TEI documentation for this project is available at


To learn more about the HINT project, check out our project page at


Rachel Moloshok

Historic Images, New Technologies Project Associate

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

1300 Locust Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 732-6200 x267