Two soldiers whispering about a third
Medium: Ink and gouache on illustration board
Dimensions: sheet: 22 × 16 in. (55.9 × 40.6 cm)
Illustration Citation: Probably from the strip Helpful Hints for Stars and Stripes,1932
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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