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    Hank Porter (attributed) - Toby Tortoise World War II Insignia Preliminary Art (Walt Disney, c. 1940s). Silly Symphony star Toby Tortoise was the subject of several different military mascot insignia designs during World War II. In this cool preliminary design, Toby is charging a beachhead, ready for action with rifle and bayonet. Based on other confirmed designs featuring Toby, we believe this is from the hand of Hank Porter (1900 – 1951). The art is in ink, blue pencil, and watercolor on paper carefully trimmed to a circular design, with a diameter of 6.5". A WDP copyright stamp is along the bottom edge. The trimmed art is affixed to a sheet of black paper measuring 12" x 10". Very Good condition with minor handling wear.


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    November
    23rd Monday
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