The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Let a child talk what it wants

A child tries to explain his mischief to his mother. He holds an open bottle of jam; his mouth is smeared with jam. In the foreground a dog runs past an almost empty jam jar. He tells his mother: "You see Ma, it was like this." His irate mother holds a cane and glares angrily down at him. The cartoon's caption is "Let him present his side of the case."


9.4 x 5.7 cm

Tribune Company

black and white

  • English

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  • text

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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

  • Chicago Sunday Tribune (October 12, 1913), p. 2

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