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Games, Poker, Comic Scenes, Grantland Rice, Antique Print, New York, 1919


Grantland Rice (1880-1954) (author)
J.N. Ding [Jay Norwood Darling] (1876-1962) (after)
We Have With Us Today
New York Tribune: October 5, 1919
Color-printed newspaper, page 3
21.75 x 16.25 inches

A series of humorous cartoon vignettes on a full folio sheet showing recreational poker players drawn by J.N. Ding to illustrate poems by [Henry] Grantland Rice.

J.N. Ding, also known as Ding Darling, was a Pulitzer Prize winning American cartoonist. He is also known for his contribution to wildlife conservation, having started the Federal Duck Stamp program.

Henry Grantland Rice, was an American sportswriter known for his elegant prose and poetry. He is well known for his poem Alumnus Football ending it is “not that you won or lost — but how you played the game.

Condition: Generally very good, recently professionally cleaned and deacidified and backed on Japanese tissue to flatten original folds, with minor remaining toning, wear, handling.

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20th Century