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Comic Sketch

Artist:
John Leech (British, London 1817–1864 London)
Date:
1837–64
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink over graphite
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 5/16 x 4 7/8 in. (16 x 12.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.97.15
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: "Elegant parting 'There's one comfort now a days, a good looking/ young fellar with a helegant figger/ can always be a photographic model!'"
Inscribed in graphite at center of verso: "2/35"
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