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Script on the Development of Characters
  • Milton Arthur Caniff
    1907–1988
    born: Hillsboro, Ohio, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Script on the Development of Characters, circa 1947
  • published in Coronet, April 1947
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pen, ink, gouache on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 19.7 x 32.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 3/4 x 12 7/8 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0297
Description

Two rows of Steve Canyon character faces. Top row of men and women (Steve and friends). Bottom row of characters are associated with aircraft industry, with plane in background (Steve's Company). Compass design in top row and plane in bottom row.