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Print, The Gallery of H.M.S. Calcutta (Souvenir of a Ball on Shipboard)

This is a Print. It was created by James Joseph Tissot and print maker: James Joseph Tissot. It is dated 1876 and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is drypoint on off-white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Souvenir of a Ball.

This object was donated by Edmond C. Bonaventure. It is credited Gift of Edmond C. Bonaventure.

Its dimensions are

34.5 x 46.8 cm (13 9/16 x 18 7/16 in.)

It is signed

Upper right, in the plate: J.J. Tissot 1876

Cite this object as

Print, The Gallery of H.M.S. Calcutta (Souvenir of a Ball on Shipboard); James Joseph Tissot (French, 1836 – 1902); Great Britain; drypoint on off-white wove paper; 34.5 x 46.8 cm (13 9/16 x 18 7/16 in.); Gift of Edmond C. Bonaventure; 1951-13-4

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