This and 276 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album, Scraps and Sketches by Frederick [sic] S. Church vol. II.

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Ephemera, Illustrations for Elgin Watch Almanac (1875)

This is a Ephemera. It was illustrated by Frederick Stuart Church and collected by Dr. Dudley Tenney. It is dated 1875 and we acquired it in 1938. 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.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in print under right illustration, lower center margin: "Wait," said the Captain, handing it over and shaking him heartily by the hand, "a parting gift, my lad, put it back half hour every morning, and about another quarter every afternoon, and it's a watch that'll do you credit."

Cite this object as

Ephemera, Illustrations for Elgin Watch Almanac (1875); Illustrated by Frederick Stuart Church (American, 1842–1924); Collected by Dr. Dudley Tenney (New York City); USA; Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1070-331

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