Professor Butts goes over Niagara Falls in a collapsible ash-can and hits upon an idea to take your own picture.

Professor Butts goes over Niagara Falls in a collapsible ash-can and hits upon an idea to take your own picture.

Artist: Rube Goldberg (American ; 1883-1970)

Copy Right Holder: Rube Goldberg, Inc.

Date: c. 1930; probably published in 1931
Dimensions:
9 3/16 x 20 3/4 in. (23.4 x 52.7 cm)
frame: 17 7/8 x 27 7/8 x 1 7/8 in. (45.4 x 70.8 x 4.8 cm)
Classification: DRAWING
Credit Line: Gift of George W. George
Object number: 81.24.59
Descriptionpaper is Strathmore drawing board
Inscribed: verso in red ink: Dec. 19, 1931; l.r. in ink: Rube Goldberg
Provenance: The artist; to his son, George W. George (Class of 1941); to present collection, 1981
Terms
  • figure
  • camera
  • flies
  • mouse
  • Niagara Falls
  • contraption
  • invention
  • strings
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