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1936

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  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Haven't You Got a Thin Best Seller?, 1936

This is a Drawing. It was cartoonist: Helen E. Hokinson and published by The New Yorker Magazine. It is dated 1936 and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and grey, black wash on thin illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Katherine Strong Welman.

Its dimensions are

38.8 × 55.5 cm (15 1/4 × 21 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black ink, lower right: Helen E. Hokinson

It is inscribed

Inscribed in red color pencil, lower left: 1072; printed in black ink, lower right corner: 208

Cite this object as

Drawing, Haven't You Got a Thin Best Seller?, 1936; Published by The New Yorker Magazine ; USA; pen and black ink, brush and grey, black wash on thin illustration board; 38.8 × 55.5 cm (15 1/4 × 21 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Katherine Strong Welman; 1950-97-18

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