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Title Colorado's World Beaters cartoon
Object Name Print
Catalog Number 1996.055.005
Scope & Content Copy of a pen and ink sketch on tan cardboard by artist "Gilbert." Caricature shows a young man, large plaid suit, puffed up chest, straw hat, carrying a satchel and football helmet. Satchel reads "Longmont Boy." This figure is being led by a much smaller figure, a man, cowboy hat, boots, holding a poster, "Football Championship Longmont 13 Englewood, Ill. 0." They are heading up steps reading "Colorado's World Beaters" to podium on which sits caricatures denoting Colorado industries such as "Mesa Fruit, Larimer Lambs, Alfalfa, Greeley Potato, Weld Beet, Cripple Creek Gold, Gunnison Marble." Mountains are visible in background. In black pen, lower right, script, "Walnut Grove February 13, 1909."
Exact Date 1909
Date Range from 1909