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Auction 92, Lot 428

"Father Flog", Anon.

Subject: Cartoons

Period: 1860 (circa)

Publication: Humoristic Publishing Co.

Color: Printed Color

11.8 x 15.7 inches
30 x 39.9 cm

This is the story of Father and Madam Flog, who punish the bad little children and reward the children who mind their parents. This piece provides a fascinating view of mid-19th century moral views, and is also very politically incorrect from a 21st century point of view.


Condition: A

Paper is a bit fragile as they are printed on early newsprint, but unblemished with bright colors.

Estimate: $40 - $50

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/13/2000