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    Rube Goldberg - Editorial Cartoon Original Art, dated 4-08-47 (1947). Rube Goldberg's "Paging Houdini" seems to be a plea for wireless communication -- and way back in 1947! However, were he alive today, Goldberg's editorial cartoons might spotlight the evils of cel phones. While Rube Goldberg is perhaps most celebrated for his series of cartoons depicting hilariously elaborate machines, his prestige amongst his cartooning peers was such that the National Cartoonist Society named their annual industry award, "The Reuben," after him. This cartoon is executed in ink and crayon on coquille board, the tried-and-true media of the editorial cartoonist. The image area measures 11" x 12" and the art is in Excellent condition with light overall aging.

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    April, 2008
    27th Sunday
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