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"The Sweet Story of Old," Illustration to "Little Songs for Me to Sing" by Henry Leslie

Inscription

l.l.: "SWAIN Sc"; l.r.: artist's monogram

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

1865

Dimensions

Block: 9.9 x 9.9 cm (3 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.); Sheet: 27.6 x 22.7 cm (10 7/8 x 8 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.3524

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

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