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[The second-hand cello and the early morning lesson]

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[The second-hand cello and the early morning lesson]

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Twelve-frame cartoon sequence showing how various neighbors and neighborhood pets cope with a man creating a disturbance by practicing his cello in the early morning hours.
Copyright by Life Publishing Company.
Inscribed below image: He buys a second-hand cello, and a book of first lessons and starts to learn at 4.30 A.M.
Inscribed under each cartoon panel: 1. One-two-three-four-one-two. 2. He thinks it's cats. 3. This prefers smothering. 4. Too much for Fido's nerves. 5. He thinks there is something wrong with the clock. 6. She is sure someone is being murdered. 7. He tries a hyperdermic. 8. This one goes cookoo altogether. 9. Maria thinks she hears the voice of a friend. 10. Somebody loses a cook. 11. He was just about to go upstairs and kill him when 12. The janitor arrives.
Signed, lower left, tenth frame: A.B. Frost.
Title from Life.
Bequest and gift; Caroline and Erwin Swann; 1974; (DLC/PP-1974:232.972).
Published in: Life, July 13, 1922.
Exhibited: Brandywine River Museum.

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01/01/1922
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Frost, A. B. (Arthur Burdett), 1851-1928, artist
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on publication. No renewal in Copyright Office.

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