Pin-back button

Object Number: 
2002.1.1343
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, in a barrel; the barrel is printed with the words "Say Mrs. Murphy Is Mendin Me Clothes. I've Only Got One Clothes". On the reverse it advertises "High Admiral Cigarette and NY Journal Yellow Kid". A small blue number 3 indiactes a series.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group