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Photo, Print, Drawing Tippie. [Thirsty dog, Tippie, trotting to water bowl] / by Edwina.

[ digital file from original drawing ]

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About this Item

Title

  • Tippie. [Thirsty dog, Tippie, trotting to water bowl] / by Edwina.

Summary

  • Comic strip drawing showing Tippie thirsty and heading for a water dish, which turns out to be empty. Tippie gets the attention of a woman who fills the bowl, but while Tippie is distracted another dog comes to drink from the bowl; Tippie attempts to drive off the dog, but when it growls, Tippie is frightened. Then a chicken comes to drink at the bowl, so Tippie chases it; returning to the bowl Tippie finds a frog in it and gives chase again knocking out all the water. Tippie tries to get the attention of the woman again for more water.

Names

  • Edwina, 1893-1990, artist

Created / Published

  • 1944 July 2.

Headings

  • -  Dogs--1940-1950

Headings

  • Comics--1940-1950.
  • Ink drawings--1940-1950.

Genre

  • Comics--1940-1950
  • Ink drawings--1940-1950

Notes

  • -  Caption label from exhibit Drawn to Purpose Early Comics: A Dog for the Ages. Edwina Dumm captures the vicissitudes of a dog's life in this strip and displays her fully developed drawing style that was suited to capturing the energetic antics of her characters. Beginning as a daily in 1918, her comic was expanded with a Sunday feature that ran from 1938 to 1963. Based on Dumm's keen, affectionate observation of dogs, Tippie is commonly recognized as the first continuity strip by a woman, which was a landmark achievement.
  • -  Title from item.
  • -  Section title devised by Library staff.
  • -  Distributed by King Features Syndicate.
  • -  The George Matthew Adams Service, Inc.
  • -  (DLC/PP-2001:055-4)
  • -  Forms part of: Art Wood Collection of Cartoon and Caricature (Library of Congress).
  • -  Exhibited: "Drawn to Purpose" in the Graphic Arts Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., March - October 2018.
  • -  Unprocessed in WOOD/Edwina (Dumm)

Medium

  • 1 drawing : ink brush with blue pencil and opaque white over graphite underdrawing, with overlay and paste-ons on layered paper ; sheet 40.6 x 59 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • WOOD - CS, no. 3004 [P&P]

Repository

  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Digital Id

  • ppmsca 23877 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.23877

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2009633829

Reproduction Number

  • LC-DIG-ppmsca-23877 (digital file from original drawing)

Rights Advisory

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  • image

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  • Rights Advisory: Rights status not evaluated. For general information see "Copyright and Other Restrictions...," https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/195_copr.html
  • Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-23877 (digital file from original drawing)
  • Call Number: WOOD - CS, no. 3004 [P&P]
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Chicago citation style:

Edwina, Artist. Tippie. Thirsty dog, Tippie, trotting to water bowl / by Edwina. , 1944. July 2. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2009633829/.

APA citation style:

Edwina. (1944) Tippie. Thirsty dog, Tippie, trotting to water bowl / by Edwina. , 1944. July 2. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2009633829/.

MLA citation style:

Edwina, Artist. Tippie. Thirsty dog, Tippie, trotting to water bowl / by Edwina. July 2. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2009633829/>.