Pin-back button

Object Number: 
2002.1.1339
Date: 
1896-1910
Medium: 
Metal, paper, celluloid
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 1 1/4 in. diameter
Description: 
This lapel button features Outcault's Yellow Kid, the first comic strip, holding a flag with a letter "Y" on it; his gown is printed with the words "I Am Rootin Fer Yale Now. Hurrah Fer Ole Eli". On the reverse it advertises "High Admiral Cigarette/ and NY Journal /Yellow Kid. A small blue number 46 indicates a series.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group