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    Sidney Smith The Gumps Autographed Sketch Original Art (c. 1920s-30s). "I'm gonna stand up ... straighter than Andy Gump," sang the blues diva Bessie Smith on a 1933 recording. No cartoon character stood as ramrod-straight as Andy Gump, star player in Smith's The Gumps, which made the cartoonist wealthy and influenced the popular culture-at-large as a hit comic strip from 1917 into 1959. Smith is in fine form with this crisp miniature. Ink on two-ply cardstock. Image area, 2" x 2.5". Light age-toning. Excellent condition.

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