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Image of the Day: The Mikado

In 1997 Chuck Jones was commissioned by Opera Pacific to create artwork to be used to promote their upcoming season of four operas.  Jones, in his inimitable style, utilized characters from his Warner Bros. repertoire, the resulting images were greeted with much acclaim (and some shock) by opera aficionados.  Pictured below is "The Mikado" featuring Tweety Bird and Sylvester (as Ko-Ko the Lord High Executioner of Titipu) and based on the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta of the same name.

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