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Object Name Drawing
Creator O. Henry
Object ID 2000.03.54
Collection Gilman Hall Collection
Year Range from 1901.0
Year Range to 1910.0
Scope & Content Two pencil drawings with limericks.

1. Male head, profile with very distinctive nose, high forehead and large bald head. Text reads: "There never was a man like this - / nor will there be another: / not that I couldn't do one, but / I really hadn't ruther."

2. Male head, profile with very distinctive jutting nose and turned-down mouth. Text reads: "Herr Kaiserfish is not a man / to quibble over trifles; / the kaiser sent him here to get / a hundred thousand rifles."
Extent of Description Dimensions of 1st drawing: 5 7/8" x 5 7/16"
Dimensions of 2nd drawing: 5 15/16" x 5 1/2"