This lapel button features Outcault's Yellow Kid, the first comic strip, in bed with a sleeping cap; the bed is printed with the words "I Have To Sleep Sometime". On the reverse it advertises "High Admiral Cigarettes/ Riley-Klotz M'f'g. Co./ Newark, N.J." and lists patent dates of 1894 and 1896. Small blue number 9 indicates a series. One of two identical. See also 2002.1.1352
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
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