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Drawing

Description

Hand-drawn Christmas card depicting a fireplace with a decorative blue tile border and a red banner over it reading "Peace on Earth" and "Good Will of Men. The inscription reads "Ye heartiest wyshes for/a merrie Christmas./May God have you inne/his keepage." Signed and dated by the artist. A red emblem with a seated cherub is drawn at the bottom right corner.

Date

1885

Materials

Ink on bristol board

Dimensions

5.5 H x 6.25 W inches

Resource ID

10297

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Frank H. Falkinburg

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.