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Mechanics Fair: The 19th Poster Exhibition

Artist:
Elisha Brown Bird (American, Dorchester, Massachusetts 1867–1943 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Engraver:
Suffolk Engraving Co.
Publisher:
Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association
Date:
1895
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/8 in. × 14 in. (53.6 × 35.5 cm) Image: 19 1/8 x 12 1/4 in. (48.6 x 31.1 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Posters
Credit Line:
Leonard A. Lauder Collection of American Posters, Gift of Leonard A. Lauder, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.1202.1
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in stone, at top left: 'POSTER/ EXHIBIT', middle left: 'MECHAN-/ ICS FAIR/ THE 19TH EX-/ HIBITION', bottom left: 'ENGRAVED BY THE SUFFOLK ENGRAVING CO BOSTON'
Signed in stone, lower right: 'BIRD'
Dated in stone, lower left: ' A.D. 1895'
Leonard A. Lauder; Donor: Leonard A. Lauder
Kiehl 102.6
David W. Kiehl, Phillip Dennis Cate, Nancy Finlay American Art Posters of the 1890s in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, including the Leonard A. Lauder Collection. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 1987, cat. no. 6, p. 102, ill.



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