Vintage Paper Ephemera, Whimsical, Cartoon, Joke, Gag Gift, Insulting, Risqué, Poison Pen, Stork, Baby, 1950s, Comic, For Framing
This whimsical piece pretty much speaks for itself. The inscription at the bottom reads:
THE CHILD IS FATHER TO THE MAN
A baby pig was brought by the stork
When, once on a time, to your house it came;
And your character leaves no room for doubt
That you and the pig are one and the same.
It pictures what appears to be a stereotypical, pompous arrogant character smoking a cigar, and to his left, a picture of the stork, delivering a baby pig. It’s really pretty funny, a very quaint, polite way of calling someone a pig. The picture is approx. 9 ¾ inches x 7 ¼ inches. It has been shrink wrapped and has a firm piece of cardboard behind it so anything that appears to be a reflection, it is off of the plastic wrap. It is in wonderful condition and would be wonderful framed. Feel free to ask any questions, and thanks for visiting.
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