File:Alfred E. Neumann.jpg

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A postcard with the public domain "me worry?" face that later inspired Mad magazine's Alfred E. Neuman.

Date Not dated; circa 1910s
Source Image from (Webshots)
Author unknown (not relevant to copyright status)
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Originally from en.wikipedia; description page is (was) here * 05:05, 23 August 2005 [[:en:User:I@n|I@n]] 920×1200 (220,784 bytes) <span class="comment">(Alfred E. Neumann, Mad Magazine Icon Rare uncopyrighted image on a postcard from the late 50's to around 1960. from (Note: Obviously inaccurate description; this is clearly a pre "Mad Magazine" version of the face; from clothing and style looks to be c. 1910s -- Infrogmation)</span>

  • Why PD? / Fred Chess 11:08, 1 September 2006 (UTC)
    • Documented back to the 19th century, decades before a variation on the famous image was used by MAD Magazine. See en:Mad (magazine), second paragraph in "Alfred E. Neuman" section for mention. -- Infrogmation 17:43, 22 July 2007 (UTC)
    • See also toonpedia article; 1914 US copyright mentioned (which may have been an invalid derivative of an early work in any case) has expired. -- Infrogmation
      • Ok, thanks. / Fred J 18:52, 22 July 2007 (UTC)

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