Life in Philadelphia, Plate 9
Sight: 20.4 x 16.7 cm (8 1/16 x 6 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching with aquatint and hand coloring
Not On View
Caption reads: “How you like the new fashion shirt, Miss Florida?” “I tink dey mighty eligum – I see you on new year day when you carry de colour on de Abolition ‘siety––you look jist like Pluto de God of War!
1946, acquired by Oliver W. Robbins, Haverford, Pennsylvania; 1987, by gift or descent to Margaret H. and Brooks Robbins, Hingham, Massachusetts; 2012, gift of Margaret H. and Brooks Robbins to the MFA. (Accession Date November 28, 2012)
Gift of Meg and Brooks Robbins