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    JOHN CLUBB SCOTT (American 1875 - 1934)
    Teddy Bear, We Are Seven, 1907
    Ink on paper
    17 x 15.5 in.
    Signed lower right with a monograph
    The Teddy Bear was created in 1904, and this was done in 1907, making it one of the earliest known surviving pieces of Teddy Bear art. This rare piece of Teddy Bear memorabilia spotlights "T. R." as he peeps through the grass at a bear family, with the exclamation, "Delighted." This piece was drawn by John Clubb Scott, who was born was well known for his political cartoons in the New York papers, and this piece was drawn to celebrate Roosevelt's seventh year as 26th president of the USA (1901-1907).


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    Theere is some water stainging around the edges; otherwise the art is in Good condition.

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