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Fishey Flies and Fly Fishes (recto); Typeface Designs (verso)

Artist:
John Leech (British, London 1817–1864 London)
Date:
1837–99
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink over graphite
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 5/16 x 6 5/16 in. (13.5 x 16 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.97.11
Not on view
Signature: Signed in pen and brown ink at lower left of recto: "JL"

Inscription: Inscribed in pen and brown ink at bottom center of recto, "Fishey Flies and Fly Fishes."
Inscribed in pen and brown ink the drawing enclosed in balloons: "You don't catch me!/ Nor me either./ Put me on your hook!!"
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