Don't You Worry So, Jimmy
Date: 1902
Medium: Ink and watercolor on paper
Dimensions: sheet: 10 5/8 × 7 1/2 in. (27 × 19.1 cm)
Illustration Citation: Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch, by Alice Caldwell Hegan (New York: The Century Co., 1902)
Credit Line: Gift of Helen Farr Sloan, 1981
Object Number: 1981-13
About: A best-seller of 1902, Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch is a humorous tale of a poverty-stricken Kentucky family. The hope-over-despair chronicle was made into movies, stage productions, radio shows, and merchandise such as dolls. Here the ever-optimistic Mrs. Wiggs encourages one of her children. Advertisements for the book, which sold for one dollar, noted that it contained "18 full-page pictures by Florence Scovel Shinn."
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