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Exchange Corner at Thanksgiving

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Below in graphite pencil: No/ 5 title, B, You will notice that the figures at the left are a little/ lower than those at the right:( the street slopes away/ gradually on this side-) The farmers back their carts/ against teh curbstones and while they peddle their foods, their/ wives and daughters sit and survey the scene from the front/ seat or sometimes, as I have represented, take part in the/ traffic. The horses, really, would hardly show throught the/ crowd- I meant 15 hose The boy who is running nearer/ the front- over; more notes in graphite on verso

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA April 11, 1957

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875

Accession Number

57.239

Medium or Technique

Graphite on brown paper

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