Falstaff Playing King
Oil on wood
Overall: 7 3/8 x 11 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 18.7 x 28.6 x 1.3 cm )
The donor is Luman Reed's great-great-granddaughter. Identified as Luman Reed door panel by Timothy A. Burgard, 1991.
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Gift of Elinor M. Parker
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