© Estate of Walt Kuhn. Photograph and digital image © Delaware Art Museum. Not for reproduction or publication.
Officer Quack (new on the force): "Why do you wear that mask?" Stranger: "Why you chump, I'm a burglar." Officer Quack: "Oh -- I beg your pardon, I suppose that makes it alright!"
Date: c. 1905
Medium: Ink on illustration board
Dimensions: sheet: 14 3/8 × 11 5/16 in. (36.5 × 28.7 cm)
Credit Line: Acquisition Fund, 1985
Object Number: 1985-17
About: Known today primarily for his instrumental role in the Armory Show of 1913, Walt Kuhn also created comics for newspapers and humor magazines to supplement his income as an artist. This cartoon was probably part of a bird-themed series that he drew at times between 1905 and 1914.
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