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Illuminated text study for "A Thanksgiving to God for ... Image 1

Illuminated text study for "A Thanksgiving to God for Common Things" Christmas card

Date
1950
Medium
Black and red ink on and graphite on paper with guidelines in graphite and red pencil
Credit Line
Gift of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 2015
Dimensions
11 x 8 1/2 in.

Description & Inscriptions

[top marginalia in black ink]: narrower margin at top; [top marginalia in graphite]: 9x12 / Tweed Weave / Ivory / Garamond; [bottom marginalia in black ink]: wider margin / at bottom; [bottom marginalia in graphite]: Italics [typeface instruction for signature, date and address]; [verso in graphite]: Text for / christmas / cards; [various typeface instruction in red or green pencil in left and right marginalia]: [illegible]

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