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Disputation of the Apes

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Inscription

Signed, lower right, in graphite pencil: E. M. Geyger Upper center: Published by Ch. Sedelmeyer, Paris, 15 November 1892, Copyright registered Lower left: Original Etching by E. M. Geyger; Lower center: Unique edition–Plate destroyed Lower right: Printed by A. Salmon & Ardail, Paris In image, on page of open book: The Descent/ of man/ R [sic] DARWIN

Marks

Lower left, oval dry stamp -- Printsellers Association KH

Provenance

C. G. Boerner, Leipzig; from whom purchased by MFA , April 24, 1912.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection, by exchange

Affendisputation

1892

Dimensions

Sheet: 54.6 x 71.4 cm (21 1/2 x 28 1/8 in.) Image: 42.4 x 59.3 cm (16 11/16 x 23 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

M22078

Medium or Technique

Etching on parchment

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