HAROLD KNERR

HAROLD KNERR. Vintage ink drawing of “Der Captain” from “The Katzenjammer Kids, ” accomplished on the reverse side of a 4×6 postcard, boldly signed and inscribed, “Howdy/Murray!/Gesundheit!/Best Wishes, /Knerr ’40.” Fine condition, with a few stray spots in the background and traces of a postal cancellation at the top right. The popular comic strip was created by Rudolph Dirks in 1897 and was taken over in 1912 by Knerr, who continued to draw it for 37 years.

$175