The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Ancient fables and modern facts

Cartoon by Carey Orr entitled "Ancient Fables and Modern Facts," depicts "authors of Arabian Nights' fables," surrounded by a "magic lamp," "flying carpet," "magic wealth," "magic rope," and a book of the "Arabian Nights." The authors hold a newspaper with headlines such as "airplane travels three miles per minute," and "photo sent by wire." In response, one author claims, "By the beard of the prophet, we're outdone!"



18.4 x 15.8 cm

Tribune Company

black and white

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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

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