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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1966.61.7
People
Francis Gilbert Attwood, American (Boston MA 1856 - 1900 Boston MA)
Title
Private Theatricals. Behynde Ye Scenes, from "Manners and Customs of Ye Bostonians"
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Manners and Customs of Ye Bostonians
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
19th century
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/308872
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink over graphite on off-white card
Dimensions
image: 15 x 21.8 cm (5 7/8 x 8 9/16 in.)
actual: 17.3 x 22.8 cm (6 13/16 x 9 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: black ink, l.r.: F.G.A.
  • inscription: upper edge, black ink, in artist's hand: MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF YE BOSTONIANS. PRIVATE THEATRICALS. BEHYNDE YE SCENES.
  • inscription: verso, graphite: (7)
Provenance
Gift (?) of the artist to John Templeman Coolidge; his gift to Harvard University Crayon Collection, 1908; transferred to Fogg Art Museum, 1966.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transferred from the Harvard University Crayon Collection, Gift of John Templeman Coolidge, Class of 1879
Accession Year
1966
Object Number
1966.61.7
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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