Pin-back button

Object Number: 
2002.1.1353
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 dollar bills and a red paint can; his gown is printed with the words "I Am Goin Ter Paint New York Red". On the reverse it advertises "High Admiral Cigarette and N Y Journal Yellow Kid". A small blue number 15 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