Physical Details: Cartoon (humorous image) : 1 sheet : various media ; 28 x 21 cm.
Creator: Charles R. (Charles Roswell) Bacon (1868-1913), artist
Co-Creator: Peggy Bacon (1895-1987), artist
Description: 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!
Forms part of: Peggy Bacon papers, 1893-1973, bulk 1900-1936
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Charles R. Bacon self-portrait and portrait of Peggy Bacon, circa 1900. Peggy Bacon papers, 1893-1973, bulk 1900-1936. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 15566
- Bacon, Charles R. (Charles Roswell)
- Bacon, Peggy