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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: 30.5 x 22.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 x 8 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0298
Description
Exhibitions

Illustration of compass in the top left corner. There are two female characters in the bottom left quadrant; one is smoking a cigarette. There is a full-length image of a male figure along the right side of the page. Steve Canyon, Carol and Fita Fita, with commentary on importance of certain illustrated characteristics.