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Consecration of the Indian Church at White-Earth,

Wood engraving on wove paper

Dimensions (Image): 274 x 219 mm (10.8 x 8.6 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; one advertisement neatly cut out from last leaf, leaving a 77 x 61 mm. hole

Signed in block, upper center right: “PUTNAM Sc”; inscribed in block, upper center left: “A.B.W.”; printed below image: “CONSECRATION OF THE INDIAN CHURCH AT WHITE-EARTH, BY BISHOP WHIPPLE. SEE PAGE 554”; adhered to back page of issue: small piece of colored paper printed “660 W G Atwater Jun 75” [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. 4, no. 47, Saturday 21 November 1874; publication editor Lyman Abbott; in DAC Collection with complete issue as image context, including an accompanying article by A.R. Waud at p. 554

Accession number: 2001.14.9

Weedon Endowment funds, 2001

Object Type: Prints

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 Indian Hindu and Buddhist sculptures (p. 536) and on Kentucky during Election Day with African American and European American people in a street scene (p. 557)

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