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"General Ferrier Turned Traitor" Recto - "Russia has too many generals in whom she can confide - Generals Javier and Ferrier" - speech by the emperor of Russia. Verso - sketch of old man

Inscription

l.l. in graphite pencil: Title and signature "John Leech"

Signed

Signed

Provenance

Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

about 1858

Dimensions

Sheet: 27 x 19.6 cm (10 5/8 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.2658

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper, double-sided

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