Pin-back button

Object Number: 
2002.1.1347
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, with a Christmas stocking; his gown reads "I Had To Borrer Dat Sock From Liz" and a sign reads "Deer Santie Klaws/ If Its Too Big Put It On De Floor". On the reverse it advertises "High Admiral Cigarette and N Y Journal Yellow Kid". Small blue number 16 indicates a series. Two of two indentical, see 2002.1.1335.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group