The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

A strain on the family tie

In this "A Strain on the Family Tie” cartoon by Gaar Williams, Mort helps his nephew write and deliver romantic poetry. Mort's wife thinks Mort is the one who is trying to woo another woman. He suffers the consequences. Mort’s poetry does warm the heart of his nephew’s beloved.



22.9 x 34.5 cm

Tribune Company

full color

  • English

  • still image
  • text

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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

  • Chicago Sunday Tribune (February 10, 1935), p. 11

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