Oil on canvas titled "I'm on the Water-Wagon Now" depicting a mule drawn water cart stopping for a drink in front of an equestrian advertising sign for "The Great Champagne Stakes" horse race sponsored by the Jockey Club, with world flags and gazebo in the background. Date added to No. 7 on Water Cart, 7-"11-44". Signed lower right "V. Zwerling" and housed in a double molded and carved gilt frame. Image possibly after a Temperance Movement postcard printed by V.O.H.P Company, part of a series. Sight – 19 5/8" H x 15 1/2" W. Framed – 30" H x 26 1/4" W. 1st half 20th century. CONDITION: Small puncture to canvas beneath the word value. Light scuffing to canvas lower left corner. Scattered losses to frame, especially to corners and edges of inner liner.
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