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Drawing, A Jack Tar (Spanish American War)

This is a Drawing. It was created by Howard Chandler Christy and published by Charles Scribners’ Sons. It is dated 1899 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is pastel on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

63.5 × 33 cm (25 × 13 in.)

It is signed

Signed below: Howard Chandler Christy

Cite this object as

Drawing, A Jack Tar (Spanish American War); Howard Chandler Christy (American, 1872 - 1952); Published by Charles Scribner's Sons; USA; pastel on paper; 63.5 × 33 cm (25 × 13 in.); 1953-48-5

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