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Weird Sisters: Ministers of Darkness, Minions of the Moon1791
247 x 351 mm (9.7 x 13.8 in.)
James Gillray, British (English), (1757–1815)
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- sheet Dimensions: 247 x 351 mm (9.7 x 13.8 in.)
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James Gillray, British (English), (1757–1815) . Weird Sisters: Ministers of Darkness, Minions of the Moon, 1791. Etching and aquatint with hand coloring on wove paper. sheet : 247 x 351 mm (9.7 x 13.8 in.). DAC accession number 1962.51.3. Purchase funds, 1962. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: T. Rodriguez) .
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