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The Nursery, Brooklyn Maternité,

Wood engraving on wove paper

Dimensions (Image): 212 x 234 mm (8.3 x 9.2 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; printed below image: “THE NURSERY, BROOKLYN MATERNITÉ.”; 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. 38, Saturday 19 September 1874; publication editor Lyman Abbott; in DAC Collection with complete issue as image context, including an accompanying article on the same page

Accession number: 2001.14.8

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 flowers and on teaching deaf people to speak.

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