Hoosegow Herman. He Traveled Light - until
Medium: Ink with shading in blue pencil on illustration board
Dimensions: sheet: 6 1/2 × 22 7/8 in. (16.5 × 58.1 cm)
Illustration Citation: "Hoosegow Herman," by Wally Wallgren, November 21, 1938, McNaught Syndicate, Inc.
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Eisenstat, 1983
About: Abian A. Wallgren, better known as "Wally" Wallgren, drew cartoons for the Philadelphia Public Ledger and Washington Post before World War I. After service in France during the World War I, he contributed 'Helpful Hints' cartoons to The Stars and Stripes, satirizing the absurdity of army regulations and the differneces between the officer corps and the ordinary solder. In 1939, Wallgren created the newspaper strip Hoosegow Herman.
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