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Bud & Judy Newman Collection

Fri, Apr 23, 2021 09:00AM EDT
Lot 342

McFadden's Row of Flats Yellow Kid Puzzle

Estimate: $600 - $800

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McFadden's Row of Flats Yellow Kid Puzzle, ca. 1896, McLoughlin Bros., great color graphics on box cover and puzzle itself, The Yellow Kid was created by R. F. Outcault and is considered the first American comic strip character and became a partial inspiration for the term "Yellow Journalism", during the circulation war between Hearst's N.Y. Journal and Pulitzer's New York World, both published Yellow Kid strips on the comic page, puzzle has been professionally framed under plexiglass, box - 12 1/2" x 12", frame - 32" x 26". Provenance: Siegel collection, Noel Barrett Auctions, January 1, 1992, lot 552.

Puzzle with two very finely crafted replacement pieces; 2 others with near invisible tape repaired edge pieces,\; box with some tape repairs to corners and aprons, but otherwise both retain bright strong coloring.