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Dress Parade (from Sketchbook)

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)
Date:
ca. 1852
Medium:
Brown ink, gouache and graphite on greenish-brown wove paper
Dimensions:
5 x 3 1/4 in. (12.7 x 8.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret C. Buell, Helen L. King, and Sybil A. Walk, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.121.18
Not on view
Inscription: signed at lower right in ink: J.W.; inscribed at bottom in ink: Oh! when we go out to dress parade / We look so fine and gay / We have to carry our guns along, / To keep tje girls away.
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