Charles R. Bacon self-portrait and portrait of Peggy Bacon
Bacon, Charles R. (Charles Roswell), 1868-1913
Bacon, Peggy, 1868-1913
Bacon, Charles R. (Charles Roswell)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Cartoon (humorous Image) : 1 sheet : various media ; 28 x 21 cm.
Date range based on the approximate age of Peggy Bacon as depicted in sketch. Cartoon depicts Charles R. Bacon seated in a chair with his head in his hand, captioned: What is it that Daddy wants? Perhaps a drink o' water! O! No. He is so sad because he wants his little daughter! Beneath this sketch is a drawing of a little girl (Peggy Bacon) holding a bouquet of flowers, captioned: Bless her little heart! On reverse the sketch of Charles Bacon is repeated, with this caption: But see! He is not happy yet! I never in my life saw such a doleful little man. I think he wants his wife!
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560