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Tinsel Picture, Mr. Elsgood as Quicksand

This is a Tinsel picture. It was engraved by A. Park and published by A. Park. It is dated 1859 and we acquired it in 1918. Its medium is engraving, embossed foil, fabric. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Herman Le Roy Emmet. It is credited Gift of Herman Le Roy Emmet.

Its dimensions are

H x W (Paper): 23.5 × 17.6 cm (9 1/4 × 6 15/16 in.) Mount: 29 × 23.3 cm (11 7/16 × 9 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Tinsel Picture, Mr. Elsgood as Quicksand; Published by A. Park (London, England); engraving, embossed foil, fabric; H x W (Paper): 23.5 × 17.6 cm (9 1/4 × 6 15/16 in.) Mount: 29 × 23.3 cm (11 7/16 × 9 3/16 in.); Gift of Herman Le Roy Emmet; 1918-9-2

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