This and 281 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album, Scraps and Sketches by Frederick [sic] S. Church vol. 1.

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Ephemera, Sketch for “A Thanksgiving Dinner,” Illustration for Scribner's Magazine (XVI, No. 6, December 1894, p. 76)

This is a Ephemera. It was illustrated by Frederick Stuart Church and collected by Dr. Dudley Tenney and published by Charles Scribner's Sons. It is dated 1894 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

18.4 × 23.5 cm (7 1/4 × 9 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and black ink, lower center right: F.S.Church.; lower right: F.S.C.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower center: Mr. Dudley / Can you use this for a Thanksgiving idea? / F.S.C. 1512/ [illegible]

Cite this object as

Ephemera, Sketch for “A Thanksgiving Dinner,” Illustration for Scribner's Magazine (XVI, No. 6, December 1894, p. 76); Collected by Dr. Dudley Tenney (New York City); Published by Charles Scribner's Sons; Illustrated by Frederick Stuart Church (American, 1842–1924); USA; pen and black ink on paper; 18.4 × 23.5 cm (7 1/4 × 9 1/4 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1070-127

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