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"The Sighing of the Shell," Illustration to "The Argosy"

Inscription

l.l.: "DALZIEL Sc"

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

1866

Dimensions

Block: 11.5 x 9.5 cm (4 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.); Sheet: 21 x 15.6 cm (8 1/4 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.3530

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof with notes and marginal drawings in graphite

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