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Old Time Letter Rack

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Inscription

Lower right: John. F Peto/.94; Reverse, before relining: OLD TIME LETTER RACK/BY/John F. Peto/Island Heights/New Jersey/1894

Provenance

1894, sold by the artist to Dr. Edward J. Ill (1854-1942), New Jersey; 1942, by descent to his grandson, Edward Ill, Southampton, Long Island; about 1952, with Victor Spark, New York; 1952, sold by Victor Spark to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I.; 1964, bequest of Maxim Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1964)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

1894

Dimensions

76.52 x 63.5 cm (30 1/8 x 25 in.)

Accession Number

64.411

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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