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A father reading a novel with an affecting plot to his wife and daughters. Drawing, ca. 1810 (?).

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[1810?]
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Description

The father reads by candlelight. The mother holds a handkerchief. One of the daughters, overcome with emotion, holds her handkerchief to her eyes

Publication/Creation

[1810?]

Physical description

1 drawing : pencil and brown wash ; sheet 28 x 36.2 cm

Contributors

Lettering

Ghost story. Afflictive story

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 646025i

Lettering note

Lettering in pencil on verso: "Ghost story ["Ghost story" scored through] Afflictive story", with an undeciphered character (2y?) preceding it

Creator/production credits

Possibly by either A.E. or J.J. Chalon

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English



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