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Young William

Inscription

In pencil at bottom of sheet to left "Young WIlliam was so very shy / He always walked with downcast eye./ But modesty is out of date/ You see his fast approaching fate." "Picture O. Herford and M. Howells verse M. Howells"

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mildred Howells

1883–1935

Accession Number

50.3831

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

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