Graphic Witness: Hugo Gellert
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Aesop Said So: Lithographs by Hugo Gellert

THE ARMY, THE NAVY, AND THE AIR FORCE (The Three Tradesmen)

A council was called to discuss the best means of fortifying a city.

A Bricklayer gave his opinion that no material was so good as brick for the purpose.

A Carpenter begged leave to suggest that timber would be far more preferable.

Whereupn a Tanner spoke up: "Sirs, when you have said all that can be said, there is nothing in the world like leather."