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Printed Announcement from B. Christ to which is Glued Drawing with Inscription "W.B. Christ bids good morning . . . " (from Sketchbook)

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)
Date:
1854–55
Medium:
Brown ink on off-white wove paper
Dimensions:
4 1/4 x 2 7/8 in. (10.8 x 7.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret C. Buell, Helen L. King, and Sybil A. Walk, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.121.45a, b
Not on view
Inscription: [printed announcement for opening of New York store offering jewlery, precious stones and watches, signed B. Christ and dated Monday November 6th 1854]

Marking: drawing signed at lower right in ink: J.W; inscribed at bottom in ink: W. B. Christ bids good / morning to a lady, who, in calling / didn't think she "incurred any obligation / to purchase"
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