The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Trying to comprehend a billion

Comic strip progresses through significant historical people or events, originating at the birth of Christ and ending with Napoleon. Calculations are then given to determine the amount of minutes that had passed since the birth of Christ to 1934.


45 x 31.2 cm

Tribune Company

full color

  • English

  • still image
  • text

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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

  • Chicago Sunday Tribune (January 7, 1934), Graphic Section/Camera News Review, p. 1

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