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Charles R. Bacon self-portrait and portrait of Peggy Bacon

view Charles R. Bacon self-portrait and portrait of Peggy Bacon digital asset number 1
Creator:
Bacon, Charles R. (Charles Roswell), 1868-1913
Bacon, Peggy, 1868-1913
Subject:
Bacon, Charles R. (Charles Roswell)
Bacon, Peggy
Type:
Artworks
Date:
circa 1900
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
Cartoon (humorous Image) : 1 sheet : various media ; 28 x 21 cm.
Summary:
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!
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Families
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15566
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Peggy Bacon papers, 1893-1973, bulk 1900-1936
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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