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A Salute to Our Treasured Memories

Jay Darling

American Art

MEDIUM Ink and graphite on paper
DATES 1943
DIMENSIONS sheet: 28 5/8 x 22 5/8 in. (72.7 x 57.5 cm) image: 27 3/4 x 21 13/16 in. (70.5 x 55.4 cm)
MARKINGS Stamped on verso, lower right: "JUNE 7 1943 / HAROLD JAMES BAILY / COUNSELOR AT LAW / 32 LIBERTY STREET, NEW YORK"; embossed seal on verso at lower left: "CRESCENT / BRISTOL" within rectangle with rounded corners
SIGNATURE Signed lower right in ink: "Ding"
INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed recto, in ink, at lower right above signature: "To BING BAILY / with assurance for high esteem / faithfully in --KAI-- / Jay N. Darling"; inscribed around border of image, in ink: at top, "A SALUTE TO OUR TREASURED MEMORIES." and, at bottom, "FOR MAY 31' ISSUE. 1943."; inscribed verso, in green ink at lower right: "Cartoon approved / May 31, 1943. (Memorial / Day) / Received."
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Harold J. Baily
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Affixed to verso of drawing, page from "New York Herald Tribune" (Monday, May 31, 1943), page 10, on which cartoon appears in reproduction at upper right, above poem "Memorial to All Heroes" by Charles Malam (size of cartoon in newspaper, 7 3/16 x 5 5/8")
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