archy & mehitabel

Posted on Nov 29, 2016

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Happy 100th Anniversary, archy and mehitabel!

Exhibit held over!

 

These two literary characters, a cockroach and a cat, were first published by newspaperman Don Marquis in 1916. Artist George Herriman provided the iconic illustrations of archy and mehitable.

The centennial display includes a first edition of the book “archy does his part.”

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