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The Little King: Secret Passage
Date: 1947
Medium: Ink on illustration board
Dimensions: sheet: 15 5/8 × 23 1/8 in. (39.7 × 58.7 cm)
Illustration Citation: "The Little King," by Otto Soglow, July 27, 1947, King Features Syndicate, Inc.
Credit Line: Found in collection
Object Number: 1900-70
About: Otto Soglow's The Little King was a comic strip that presented the daily life of a diminutive monarch who refuses to behave regally. His activities gleefully upset the expected order of his court, and the social order generally. Soglow's drawing style - especially for the absurdly rotund, apparently legless king - was characterized by both economy and exaggeration of line.
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