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Is This “The Day Which the Lord Hath Made?”,

Wood engraving on wove paper

Dimensions (Image): 275 x 225 mm (10.8 x 8.9 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 420 x 295 mm (16.5 x 11.6 in.)

Dimensions (Object): 420 x 295 mm (16.5 x 11.6 in.)

Dimension notes: Sheet dimensions are as folded for signature; sheet and object dimensions are average for group

Signed in block, lower right: “R.A. Muller Sc”; inscribed in block, lower center: “JC BEARD DEL”; printed below image: “IS THIS ‘THE DAY WHICH THE LORD HATH MADE?’”; adhered to back page of issue: small piece of colored paper printed “W G Atwater Dec 72” [distributor or retailer’s stock-aging slip?]

Watermark: No watermark

Edition: Front cover illustration for “The Illustrated Christian Weekly” (New York: American Tract Society) vol. 2, no. 51, Saturday 21 December 1872; publication editor Lyman Abbott; in DAC Collection with complete issue as image context

Accession number: 2001.14.4

Weedon Endowment funds, 2001

Work Type: print

Related Works: From a group of eighteen cover illustrations for The Illustrated Christian Weekly. Other illustrations in the issue for which this is the cover illustration accompany articles on the Congregational House in Boston and on Plymouth Rock.

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