October
Date: not dated
Medium: Pen and ink on illustration board
Dimensions: sheet (irregular): 10 × 6 3/4 in. (25.4 × 17.1 cm)
Illustration Citation: Date and place of publication not identified
Credit Line: Gift Dr. Christine Isabelle Oaklander in honor of Harriet Memeger, 2018
Object Number: 2018-28
About: This drawing is typical of Opper’s deft draftsmanship. Gestures and facial expressions communicate the plot, in this case apparently related to underground storage tanks. Like all cartoons, however, full enjoyment of the joke requires knowledge of the times. The rectangle cut from the boards lower right was reserved for text.
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