"The old bird knows the worth of a Penny."
|Dates of Creation||ca. 1903|
|Scope & Content||
Caricature- cut from a newspaper. Caricature is by Ch. Nelan and is titled, "The old bird knows the worth of a penny" and has a side profile of Governor Pennypacker on a penny which has "United States of America 1903" on it. There is an owl sitting on a tree branch holding the penny and also holding a rolled document labeled, "Libel Bill signed". Item is fairly brittle with part of the word "knows" broken away.
[Charles Nelan was a caricaturist for "The North American" Newspaper in Philadelphia.]
|Extent of Description||One newspaper cartoon|
|Language of Material||English|
|Physical characteristics||6"H x 9"W|