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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, Letter to Dr. Dudley Tenney

This is a Ephemera. It was created by Frederick Stuart Church and collected by Dr. Dudley Tenney. It is dated 1883 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is above: pen and black ink on paper below: etching in brown 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

Envelope: 8 × 13.8 cm (3 1/8 × 5 7/16 in.)

It is signed

Below: Printed in plate, lower left: CHURCH. NY/ 75

It is inscribed

Above (envelope): Inscribed in pen and black ink, center: Dr. Dudley Tenny / 44 West 29 / City. Below (published illustration): Printed in brown ink, lower center: “The Defeated Candidate.”

Cite this object as

Ephemera, Letter to Dr. Dudley Tenney; Frederick Stuart Church (American, 1842–1924); USA; above: pen and black ink on paper below: etching in brown ink on paper; Envelope: 8 × 13.8 cm (3 1/8 × 5 7/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1070-27

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