Fred, dear, will you blow up a chair ...

Drawing by Whitney Darrow © 1970 The New Yorker Magazine, Inc. All rights reserved.

"Fred, dear, will you blow up a chair for Mr. Griswold?" pen and ink drawing, 1970. Princeton graduate Whitney Darrow, Jr. '31 gives us a view of upper middle-class Americans coping with the fads and foibles of contemporary life.