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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.

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Ephemera, Sketch for "Tail Piece" in "Trump Kards"

This is a Ephemera. It was illustrated by Frederick Stuart Church and collected by Dr. Dudley Tenney. It is dated 1877 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is graphite 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.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: Early sketch for Harper; below: POLICE!; lower center: TAIL PIECE.

Cite this object as

Ephemera, Sketch for "Tail Piece" in "Trump Kards"; Illustrated by Frederick Stuart Church (American, 1842–1924); USA; graphite on paper; Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1070-261

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