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Chris and the Wonderful Lamp, A Modern Arabian Nights Story

Artist:
Albert J. Moores (American, active 1890s)
Publisher:
The Century Company
Date:
1895
Medium:
Commercial relief process and letterpress
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 15/16 in. × 12 in. (43.1 × 30.5 cm) Image: 15 3/8 × 10 7/16 in. (39 × 26.5 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Posters
Credit Line:
Gift of Bessie Potter Vonnoh, 1941
Accession Number:
41.12.161
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered upper right: 'CHRIS/ AND THE/ WONDERFUL/ LAMP', middle right: 'A MODERN/ ARABIAN NIGHTS/ STORY/ BY ALBERT STEARNS', lower left: 'Splendidly Illustrated/ 253 Pages Cloth $1.50/ Published by/ THE CENTURY CO./ NEW YORK.'
Signed lower right corner: 'AJM'
Bessie Potter Vonnoh (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1872–1955 New York); Donor: Bessie Potter Vonnoh (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1872–1955 New York)
Kiehl 136.131
David W. Kiehl, Phillip Dennis Cate, Nancy Finlay American Art Posters of the 1890s in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, including the Leonard A. Lauder Collection. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 1987, cat. no. 131, p. 136, ill.



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