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    Winsor McCay McLeod Bill Editorial Cartoon Illustration Original Art (New American, c. 1934). Winsor McCay editorials featuring Uncle Sam are highly sought after, and this one is a gem. Nearly 80 years later and some things never change. The McLeod Bill proposed to repay, in full, those who lost money in failed banks during the thirties -- to the tune of $2.5 billion. Truly one of the fathers of both the American comic strip and animated cartoons, Winsor McCay was renowned for his landmark works, Little Nemo In Slumberland and Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend. In addition, McCay was a prolific editorial cartoonist of his day, possessing a fine eye and dry wit for the events of the time. This timeless original has an image area of 16" x 11" and it has been matted to an overall size of 21.5" x 16". Aside from overall paper aging, the art is in Excellent condition. Signed by Winsor McCay at the bottom right.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2012
    26th-28th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
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