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"The Baby That Won't Talk At Present," cartoon, Harper's Weekly Magazine, February 15, 1868.

Scanned by: 
Sarah Goldberg, Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College
Scan date: 
08/01/2016
Notes: 
Cropped, sized, and prepared for use here by John Osborne, Dickinson College, January 4, 2018.
Image type: 
cartoon
Courtesy of: 
Archives and Collections, Dickinson College
Original caption: 
THE BABY THAT WON'T TALK AT PRESENT. NURSE W-----DE. "Bless your souls, ladies, the child won't talk for several months yet." DAME A.J. "Say 'My Policy!', that's a little dear." MOTHER W.H. S-------D. "Yes, Baby: say 'My--my--My Policy!" that's a nice 'little darling." LADY BEN W----E. "Now, my Precious, put down that 'ittle horse one minute, and say 'Con-gress.'' GRANNY HENRY W------N. "Yes, my Pet, say 'Re-con-struc-tion.'" MADAME A.T. S-------T. "Here's a penny for Baby: say 'Greenbacks,' darling --- 'Greenbacks!'"
Source citation: 

Harper's Weekly Magazine, February 12, 1868, p. 112.

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