Steamboat Willie drawing


Pencil sketch of Mickey Mouse slipping on a bar of soap. This drawing was used in the creation of the 1928 short film Steamboat Willie. This cartoon is a landmark in the history of animation because it was the first Mickey Mouse film released as well as the first cartoon with synchronized sound.

Date Made: 1928

Maker: Walt Disney Studios

Place Made: United States: California, Burbank

General Subject Association: Motion PicturesSubject: AnimationMickey Mouse


See more items in: Culture and the Arts: Entertainment, Movie Collection

Exhibition: Entertainment Nation

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Credit Line: The Walt Disney Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.0434.08Accession Number: 1988.0434Catalog Number: 1988.0434.08

Object Name: drawing

Physical Description: graphite (overall material)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 9 1/2 in x 12 in; 24.13 cm x 30.48 cm


Record Id: nmah_683743

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