This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

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.

Object Timeline

1938

  • We acquired this object.

2018

2022

  • You found it!

Ephemera, Saint Cecilia—A Fragment, Illustration for Harper's New Monthly Magazine (XCI, No. DXLVI, November 1895, frontispiece)

This is a Ephemera. It was illustrated by Frederick Stuart Church and collected by Dr. Dudley Tenney and published by Harper's Weekly and Harper & Bros.. It is dated November 1895 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is etching in black 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

30.2 × 23.5 cm (11 7/8 × 9 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed lower left in plate: F. French Sc.; lower right with initials: F.S.C

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower center: SAINT CECILIA.—A FRAGMENT. / From the design by F.S. Church for a stained-glass window for the Grand Rapids Saint Cecilia Society.

Cite this object as

Ephemera, Saint Cecilia—A Fragment, Illustration for Harper's New Monthly Magazine (XCI, No. DXLVI, November 1895, frontispiece); Collected by Dr. Dudley Tenney (New York City); USA; etching in black ink on paper; 30.2 × 23.5 cm (11 7/8 × 9 1/4 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1070-132

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18346631/ |title=Ephemera, Saint Cecilia—A Fragment, Illustration for Harper's New Monthly Magazine (XCI, No. DXLVI, November 1895, frontispiece) |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=3 December 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>