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1871
Charles Samuel Keene (English, 1823–1891), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 11.4 x 17.5 cm (4 1/2 x 6 7/8 in.); Sheet: 17.2 x 23.4 cm (6 3/4 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.2560

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

…great man!!”

Inscription

l.l.: "CK"

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