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Little Orphan Annie

Harold Tyng Gray

American Art

MEDIUM Pen and ink over touches of graphite on paperboard
DATES March 15, 1938
DIMENSIONS Sheet: 6 13/16 x 22 15/16 in. (17.3 x 58.3 cm) Image (4 frames): 5 7/16 x 19 13/16 in. (13.8 x 50.3 cm)
MARKINGS Patent information printed on piece of paper affixed to lower right corner of third frame: "Reg. U. S. Pat. Off.: / Copyright, 1938, by Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc." On verso, date-stamped: "RECEIVED / TRIBUNE / ENGRAVING ROOM / 1938 FEB 22 PM 1 48"
SIGNATURE In ink: in lower center of last frame, "HAROLD / GRAY" and in lower left of second frame, "3-15-38"
INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed in graphite in center of top margin, "TWO SMART BOYS."; in red pencil in top right margin, "Tuesday-March 15th / 2"; and rectangular stamp in right margin: "O.K. - RWC"
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Daily News
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
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