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Xmas Head; A Lesson in Wisdom

Object Number: 
1957.308.40
Date: 
c. 1891-1900
Medium: 
Black crayon on card with two reproductive images laid on at center
Dimensions: 
Overall: 28 x 22 in. ( 71.1 x 55.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Title written in crayon below each photograph.
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper center in black crayon: "XMAS HEAD."; Inscribed and signed at lower center beneath lower image: "A LESSON IN WISDOM / From original in Water Color"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charlene Whiteley Plummer Gellatly
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group