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Print, Chance Meeting

This is a Print. It was created by Martin Lewis. It is dated 1940–41 and we acquired it in 1961. Its medium is drypoint in black ink on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Alma Stix Einstein and Milton I. D. Einstein. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Milton I.D. Einstein.

Its dimensions are

Platemark: 26.7 × 19.1 cm (10 1/2 × 7 1/2 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate with intials, lower left: ML; signed in graphite in margin, lower right: Martin Lewis -

Cite this object as

Print, Chance Meeting; Martin Lewis (American, b. Australia, 1882–1962); USA; drypoint in black ink on paper; Platemark: 26.7 × 19.1 cm (10 1/2 × 7 1/2 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Milton I.D. Einstein; 1961-1-109

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