The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

The lion tamer

In this political cartoon by Carey Orr, a man ("the graduate") reads a book ("book learning -- theories -- knowledge, and its application") while a lion ("the world") smiles at him. They are both in a cage ("life's circus") surrounded by spectators.



18.4 x 16.3 cm

Tribune Company

black and white

  • English

  • still image
  • text

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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

  • Chicago Daily Tribune (June 19, 1924), n.p.

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