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Acrobatic animals

Material Information

Title:
Acrobatic animals
Creator:
Ver Beck, Frank, 1858-1933
Russell, R. H ( Publisher )
Winthrop Press ( Printer )
Donor:
Egolf, Robert
Place of Publication:
New York
Publisher:
R.H. Russell
Manufacturer:
Winthrop Press
Publication Date:
Language:
English
Physical Description:
[54] p. : ill. ; 23 x 29 cm.

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Animals -- Caricatures and cartoons -- Juvenile literature ( lcsh )
Wit and humor, Juvenile ( lcsh )
Bldn -- 1899
Genre:
non-fiction ( marcgt )
caricatures ( aat )
Children's literature ( fast )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- New York -- New York
Target Audience:
juvenile ( marctarget )

Notes

General Note:
Animal cartoons within borders.
Funding:
Dr. Robert L. Egolf Collection.
Statement of Responsibility:
by Frank Ver Beck.

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Source Institution:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
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Resource Identifier:
004216702 ( aleph )
17359353 ( oclc )

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ACROBATIC ANIMALS

Sp. WI FRANK Ver Beck
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1899



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Copyright
1899
by
Robert Howard Russell

PRINTED AT
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New York





DEDICATION.

To my Son
from his dutiful and obedient
father.





In Time of Need a Friend Indeed .
An Unexpected Smile . . . . .
The First Cigar... ee
Greed of the Gator . . . .



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12 The Joke that aes eee: ests
13 Don’t Count Your Ducks ee They’ re

14 Ne Tter tele laa anes eur Pu Ors e 2.)



The Monkey’s Revenge . .-:.
EN a De weet im meme mre oe
Tribulations of a Tramp.

How Jake Got the Stomach Ache

PAGE
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28

34

The Photograph that Wasn’t Taken
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Little Red Riding Hood and He Tele
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HOW JAKE GOT THE STOMACH ACHE.



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Full Text


haere Tr
i Hue Hig
sHistitns)
mae

Mee
i ts i a
i th i i

i Hi
tH i ry
y



preterbarn trees

arte

Sates

eee

pea

FE UiiHS ert
Pea

tf
Hie Arta
aaa






The Baldwin Library



Weanreg Cline oo ;

Lo Dae = Vo] ae



ACROBATIC ANIMALS

Sp. WI FRANK Ver Beck
Ree

NEW YORK
Rom RUSSELL .: = -



1899
SE

Copyright
1899
by
Robert Howard Russell

PRINTED AT
Ture Wuinrurop Press

New York


DEDICATION.

To my Son
from his dutiful and obedient
father.


In Time of Need a Friend Indeed .
An Unexpected Smile . . . . .
The First Cigar... ee
Greed of the Gator . . . .



PAGE : PAGE

38 Biereoueee el oe ae ae eee ree Ho)
12 The Joke that aes eee: ests
13 Don’t Count Your Ducks ee They’ re

14 Ne Tter tele laa anes eur Pu Ors e 2.)
The Monkey’s Revenge . .-:.
EN a De weet im meme mre oe
Tribulations of a Tramp.

How Jake Got the Stomach Ache

PAGE
24
28

34

The Photograph that Wasn’t Taken
An Exploded Sensation.

Little Red Riding Hood and He Tele
FEsop of To-day . . . . + = -

.



PAGE
IN TIME OF NEED A FRIEND INDEED —

EEE Ss. =
ai



CAPTAIN HALF-BACK: ‘“‘ NEIGHBOR, WOULD YOU LIKE TO TRY YOUR CELEBRATED HIGH-KICK AT A LODGED FOOT-BALL? ”’


FROG: “SHOW ME THE POOT-BALL, AND 1 WILL SHOW YOU THE KICK,”


FROG: “ LEGGO THERE!!”
iG Nee elo? )



THE CAPTAIN: ‘‘ SOME PEOPLE SEEM BORN TO TROTBLE, WHILST OTHERS TAKE IT EASY.”
AN UNEXPECTED SMILE.



SAID THE HIPPO: “ST HAVE A DEAR FRIEND
WHO ASKED ME MY PHOTO TO SEND.”



ont S Os ripe2erss”

WHEN INSTRUCTED TO SMILE
HE COMPLIED IN THIS STYLE,
AND THE ARTIST WENT END OVER END,
THE FIRST CIGAR.













FIRST HALF,











SECOND HALF.
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How - Kind- of-the « hees <

To: provide: feasts -like- these»









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- oO
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JOKE THAT FAILED.

k

T



SAID THE HUMORIST, WITH A BROAD SMILE,
“THIS KANGAROO’S CHUCK FULL OF GUILE

>


HE’S A TAIL-BEARER SAD,”
WHICH MADE THE BEAST MAD,
AND HE KNOCKED THE OLD PARTY A MILE.
DON’T COUNT YOUR DUCKS BEFORE THEY’RE HATCHED.







A KIND-HEARTED DUCK FROM QUACK PEAKS








oO

Zz

SOME STRAY EGGS SAT HARD FOR FOUR WEEKS 5






THE HATCH WAS SURPRISING 3






“‘1’D BETTER BE RISING,”
SAID THE KIND-HEARTED DUCK FROM QUACK PEAKS.
THE MONKEY’S REVENGE.



THE SMALL ONE: “LL TROUBLE YOU TO HAND ME THAT BALL, THAT I MAY AVENGE AN INSULT.”


THE LARGE ONE? “CERTAINLY 3 HELP YOURSELF,”


HE GETS HIS REVENGE FROM THE HORNETS,


AND CONGRATULATIONS FROM THE BIG ONE, ‘
A FABLE.



a

A LION ONCE SENT HIS SON TO INVITE 4 EWE LAMB TO A FEAST,


: THE LAMB WAS GREATLY PLEASED,


|

AND SHOWED THE INVITATION TO A PASSING BULLDOG, WHO ADVISED HER TO ACCEPT, AND OFFERED HIS SERVICES AS CHAPERON.


“a IF
=

ee
ae



LATER HE REMARKED, AS HE PICKED THE WOOL FROM HIS TEETH, THAT ‘‘A BULLDOG SOMETIMES GETS HUNGRY AS WELL AS A LION.”




BEING A POLITE DOG, HE TROTTED OFF TO PRESENT THE LAMB’S REGRETS TO THE LION,




WHICH WERE RECEIVED WITH EVIDENT SATISFACTION, MORAL: ALWAYS PUSH A GOOD THING ALONG,
TRIBULATIONS OF A TRAMP.

MY
x

SY
SI

——

SS
SS

SSSyy

YAK WA
BOAR UK
SEAL B
VY

ei Uy
WX
yK) Ye



SN

<<

XS
we
=
ANY
WS

LSS
oa
oe

a
=

=
SN
SS

=

SS

















































































































TRAMP: “‘ NOW, AS IT IS THE UNUSUAL THING THAT USUALLY HAPPENS, I AM GOING TO TAKE A BATH.”
Usui So
*

. ie a
My “at uPA



Fare 7 Al,
se \
Ne ya
Se /



BEAR: ‘S AND I AM GOING TO STAY RIGHT HERE AND SEE THAT YOU TAKE YOUR TIME AT IT,”









i Eh:



alll
































































































































































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p

i
AN

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SSS
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BUT THE TRAMP CROSSES THE STREAM AND STEALS A SUIT OF CLOTHES FROM A SCARECROW.
SSS eh
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SSS
Ps



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WHEN STRONG TOBACCO AND CIGARETTES HAVE KNOCKED THE BEAR OUT, THE TRAMP RECAPTURES HIS OWN CLOTHES.

“Pwo SUITS OF CLOTHES AND A BATH!”

VICTORIOUS TRAMP.
HOW JAKE GOT THE STOMACH ACHE.



JAKE, THE ALLIGATOR: “LET ME SEE, WHICH SHALL IT BE—RAW, FRICASSEE OR SOUP?”


SAMMY, THE TURTLE: “I SAY, JAKE, CAN’T WE COMPROMISE THIS LITTLE AFFAIR? FOR INSTANCE, WOULDN'T YOU LIKE A
NICE, PLUMP DUCK?”







oe
2B os
aig ee 2

pote

JAKE: “WOULD I PREFER DUCK? WELL, SAMMY, ME BOY, JUST HOLD YOUR BREATH AND SEE.”





SOS IO
ORDO SAS
BAA TK



““GET ON TO MY CURVES, AND SEE ME CIRCLE AROUND AND GET A TAIL-HOLD,”




“ MY APPETITE WAS NEVER BETTER.”
Fron bi Yeu Rea,



“NOR YOUR DIGESTION WORSE. THAT WAS A DECOY DUCK, JAKE.”
THE PHOTOGRAPH THAT WASN’T TAKEN.



SELECTING A VIEW.
i



GETTING A FOCUS,
se

(qi ea
See ZA



THE VIEW IS OBSTRUCTED—
eee
oo etninm
So SS aoa 7

AND THE ARTIST HIMSELF NEARLY TAKEN,


EXPLODED SENSATION,

AN



oi

BEAR: “‘ SAY, THE KANGAROO IS HAVING A FIT








HE'S JUMPING UP AND DOWN LIKE THIS.”




ELEPHANT: ‘“‘ JUMPING LIKE THIS? ”
BEARSG: monvaeSais







SS

SSS

|
|
Water



”?

A KANGAROO ALWAYS DOES THAT,

,

HES ALL RIGHT.

ELEPHANT: ‘‘GO ON, YOU BLOOMIN’ IDIOT.
LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD AND THE WOLF.



O
Arvanve Yeu Poe ex u*

RED RIDING HOOD, ON HER WAY TO HER GRANDMOTHER'S, MEETS A WOLF,


WHO KINDLY OFFERS TO CARRY HER BASKET}


BUT, BEING HUNGRY, DECIDES TO INVESTIGATE,


AND REWARDS HIMSELF GENEROUSLY.


THEN HE READS THE LABEL,


AND IS GATHERED TO HIS FATHERS,
fESOP OF TO-DAY.

THIS ABSOPIAN FOX FROM BACK BAY,
TO THE CROW SAID THE USUAL SAY.
THE BIRD DROPPED HER BITE—
IT WAS PLAIN DYNAMITE—
AND THE FOX CAME DOWN SOME TIME NEXT DAY.







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