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    GARTH WILLIAMS (American, 1912-1996)
    The Cricket in Times Square, Help! Fire! Murder! Police!, page 56 illustration, 1960
    Ink on paper
    13 x 8.75 in.
    Not signed

    From the Estate of Garth Williams.

    "He dropped the bill and leaped over to the cricket cage, where Tucker Mouse was sleeping peacefully. Chester shook the silver bell furiously; it rang like a fire alarm. Tucker jumped out from under his blanket of five dollar bills and ran around the cage shouting, 'Help! Fire! Murder! Police!' Then he realized where he was and sat down panting. 'What is the matter with you, Chester?' he said. 'I could have died from fright.'"


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    Not framed.

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    May, 2011
    4th-6th Wednesday-Friday
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