Pin-back button

Object Number: 
2002.1.1346
Date: 
1910-1940
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 playing cards; his gown is printed with the words "Say I Wish Some Gent Would Call Dat Bet". On the reverse it advertises "High Admiral Cigarette and N Y Journal Yellow Kid". A small blue number 17 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