Pin-back button

Object Number: 
2002.1.1340
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 tennis racket over one shoulder; his gown is printed with the words "I Will Be De Champeen Nest Year". On the reverse it advertises "High Admiral Cigarette and NY Journal Yellow Kid". A small blue number 44 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