Object Place: Lima, Peru
15 x 23 cm (5 7/8 x 9 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: H: 5 1/2 in. W: 4 in.
Medium or Technique
Engraving on copper with hand-applied color on cream laid paper
Not On View
Cleric wearing black trousers and robe, black wide-brimmed hat, and carrying blue book in his right hand, a basket over left arm and cane in left hand; inscription in Spanish on back: “Fraile de S. Juan de Dios estos son legos (lleugos) y es toman Ordenes no pueden cer Prelodos”; painted for Alexander Wadsworth Longfellow, brother of the poet, Henry W. Longfellow.
Gift of Miss Mary King Longfellow