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Mabel

Inscription

In pencil at bottom of sheet "Said Mabel "Be it understood/ I'm fond of waling in the wood!/ But when the trees are making faces,?/ I think there might be nicer places." "Drawing by O. Herford except faces/ Verse by M. Howells."

Provenance

Mildred Howells, Boston, MA; gift to MFA, December 14, 1950.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mildred Howells

1892–1950

Accession Number

50.3828

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

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