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From This the Suffering Wives, Mothers & Daughters, Pray to Be Delivered,

Wood engraving on wove paper

Dimensions (Image): 279 x 236 mm (11 x 9.3 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

Inscribed in block, lower right: “Jas. C. Beard Del”; printed in image, upper left: “FROM THIS THE SUFFERING WIVES, MOTHERS & DAUGHTERS, PRAY TO BE DELIVERED.”; adhered to back page of issue: small piece of colored paper printed “316 W G Atwater Jun 74” [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. 15, Saturday 11 April 1874; publication editor Lyman Abbott; in DAC Collection with complete issue as image context

Accession number: 2001.14.7

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 including one on pneumatic passenger-cars in tunnels beneath Broadway in New York.

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