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After William [Morris?] Hunt

The Young Amateur,

Wood engraving on wove paper

Dimensions (Image): 274 x 214 mm (10.8 x 8.4 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

No signature in block (but possible monogram “fS” at center left?); printed below image: “THE YOUNG AMATEUR. BY WILLIAM HUNT.”

Watermark: No watermark

Edition: Front cover illustration for “The Illustrated Christian Weekly” (New York: American Tract Society) vol. 2, no. 23, Saturday 8 June 1872; publication editor Lyman Abbott; in DAC Collection with complete issue as image context

Accession number: 2001.14.2

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 Palais de Justice in Paris and kindergarten classes.

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