"Caricature for "The World of Mr. Sweeney" Promo"   Lot no. 2266

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

March 14, 1955 (Estimated)
8.50" x 8.75"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Upper Right



Ink on Illustration Board with overlaid corrections and half-toning, layout for `The World of Mister Sweeney` promo, NBC-TV 15 min daily program that aired from 1953-1955, this with dated snipe of March 14, 1955, featuring Charlie Ruggles as Cicero P. Sweeney, owner of the General Store in Mapleton, and Glenn Walken as his grandson Kippy, 8 1/2" x 8 3/4" image on 14 3/4" x 13 1/4" illustration board, yellowing from overlays. Includes original 8x10 glossy press photo of the drawing with snipe from J. Walter Thompson Company.

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