Camera-ready comic strip, entitled "Hapless Harry".

Camera-ready comic strip, entitled "Hapless Harry".

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Description
"Hapless Harry", drawn by George Gately [Gallagher] (1928-2001), featured the ironies and hypocrisies of everyday life. Harry, the title character, could not get a break and often failed miserably at his own hand. The comic strip was distributed by the News Syndicate Company from 1964-1973. In this strip, a pitcher throwing a ball watches as it flies over the umpire's head. The umpire throws back a bar of soap to encourage him to "clean his act up".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Drawing
Object Type
Drawings
Other Terms
Drawing; Pen and Ink
date made
05/22/1966
publisher
News Syndicate Co., Inc.
graphic artist
Gallagher, George Gately
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 28.4 cm x 35.2 cm; 11 3/16 in x 13 7/8 in
ID Number
GA.22397
catalog number
22397
accession number
277502
Credit Line
Newspaper Comics Council, Inc., New York, NY
subject
Baseball
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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