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"Mr. Punch's Christmas Fancy Ball"

1898
John Tenniel (English, 1820–1914), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 20.7 x 40.6 cm (8 1/8 x 16 in.); Sheet: 30.4 x 45.3 cm (11 15/16 x 17 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.3622

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof, touched with opaque white watercolor and graphite pencil

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

l.l.: artist's monogram; l.r.: "Swain Sc"; margin: artist's notes to engraver in graphite pencil

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