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Seven ages of pants
Seven ages of pants
TitleSeven ages of pants
Date of Original1916
CreatorBaer, John Miller, 1886-1970
Creator RoleArtist
DescriptionMontage of various images featuring pants, including the seven stages of: 'Baby-age, Bloomer-age, Short Pantage, First Long Pants, Sport-age, Hustle-age, Success-age.' Feature cartoon features 'Big Biz' with 'money pants' and Gang Politician ('Crafty') saying "I got stiff front but I can't appear without pants!" while being called by 'Miss N.D. Legislature' saying "Callin' Mister Crafty and Big Biz!" Text below image reads: "News Item: Big Biz and Crafty were unable to appear when called by Miss N.D. Legislature. They were right 'in the swim' when the farmers stole their political clothes." Several other images below of a farmer's pants, fat man, girl on roller skates, and two dogs.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPolitics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Political cartoons
Business people
Personal NameBig Biz (Symbolic character)
Crafty (Symbolic character)
Organization NameNational Nonpartisan League
North Dakota. Legislative Assembly
LocationUnited States
Item NumberPhoto Folio108.19
Format of OriginalInk drawings
Dimensions of Original54 x 38 cm.
Transcription"Pants. This word is not in the dictionary but someone stumped M.T. Dome to draw a page on Pants - so here goes: by J.M. Baer" - Banner above cartoon found in published version.
NotesTitle from cartoon.
Illus in: Nonpartisan Leader, January 4, 1917, p. 6.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionNonpartisan Leader Cartoons Folio 108
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (Folio 108.19)
Rights ManagementIn public domain.
Digital IDNPL00018
Original SourceInk drawing
Digital AlterationsMaster scan made up of two scans stitched together.
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