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A Fish out of Water,

Wood engraving on wove paper

Dimensions (Image): 238 x 228 mm (9.4 x 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

No signature in block; printed below image: “A FISH OUT OF WATER”

Watermark: No watermark

Edition: Front cover illustration for “The Illustrated Christian Weekly” (New York: American Tract Society) vol. 6, no. 13, Saturday 25 March 1876; publication editor Lyman Abbott; in DAC Collection with complete issue as image context, with related text below image

Accession number: 2001.14.15

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 Venice by moonlight (with an image of the Rialto Bridge), a prayer meeting at the Philadelphia gas works, and hand shadows in the form of animals.

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