The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Robert and Peggy in A Century of Progress : the Enchanted Island

Comic by W. G. Whitford, Robert, Peggy and their dog visit the Enchanted Island during A Century of Progress International Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair of 1933. The illustration features animals, toy soldiers, a giant sailor, a train, a Ferris wheel, the Toy Town Tavern, a theatre, Magic Mountain, and several characters from children's fairy tales, such as the Tin Woodman and the Scarecrow from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and the Nutcracker. A second illustration at the bottom of the page includes Alice, the Hatter and the King of Hearts from Alice in Wonderland, Humpty Dumpty, and the old woman living in a shoe, the image is flanked by two clowns.


1933-07-02

1933

34.6 x 46.0 cm

Tribune Company

full color

  • English

1933

  • still image
  • text

  • These materials are either in the public domain, according to U.S. copyright law, or permission has been obtained from rights owners. The digital version and supplementary materials are available for all educational uses worldwide.

  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

  • Chicago Sunday Tribune (July 2, 1933), p. 1

  • application/pdf
  • image/jpeg

 

© 2016 Michigan State University Board of Trustees. MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer.

Privacy Statement