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Charles R. Bacon self-portrait and portrait of Peggy Bacon, circa 1900

Charles R. Bacon self-portrait and portrait of Peggy Bacon, circa 1900

Bacon, Charles R. (Charles Roswell), 1868-1913

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

Date: circa 1900

Physical Details: Cartoon (humorous Image) : 1 sheet : various media ; 28 x 21 cm.

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!

Creator: Bacon, Charles R. (Charles Roswell), 1868-1913

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