Buster Brown and His Dog Tige and Their Troubles, 1904

Summary

Richard Outcault, a pioneer in the strip style of comic illustration, introduced Buster Brown in 1902. The mischievous 12-year-old from a well-heeled Manhattan family captivated readers. Americans loved following Buster Brown's shenanigans (interspersed with commentary from his pet dog, Tige). This full-color, large-format book is a compilation of Buster Brown comic strips that originally ran in the New York Herald in 1903 and 1904.

Richard Outcault, a pioneer in the strip style of comic illustration, introduced Buster Brown in 1902. The mischievous 12-year-old from a well-heeled Manhattan family captivated readers. Americans loved following Buster Brown's shenanigans (interspersed with commentary from his pet dog, Tige). This full-color, large-format book is a compilation of Buster Brown comic strips that originally ran in the New York Herald in 1903 and 1904.

Artifact

Book

Date Made

1904

Subject Date

1904

Collection Title

Book Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

86.11.1.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)
Bookbinding (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 11.5 in

Width: 16.5 in

Depth: 0.5 in

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