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1935

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Drawing, "An Alligator in the Coal Scuttle" and "She Felt Behind the Books," Illustrations for "Little April Fool" in "Pinafores and Pantalets", ca. 1930

This is a Drawing. It was created by Florence Choate. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 1967. Its medium is pen and black ink, graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Estate of Florence Choate. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Florence Choate.

Its dimensions are

21 × 20.6 cm (8 1/4 × 8 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: Little April Fool; lower center: Ch. 5; lower right: She felt behind the books / 2nd picture; lower right: arrows indicating size: 3; below: Spot; center right: 33 [crossed out]; upper right: #8084; upper left: 1st picture / An Aligator in the coal scuttle! / Spot; upper center, 99; below, arrow indicating height: 1"

Cite this object as

Drawing, "An Alligator in the Coal Scuttle" and "She Felt Behind the Books," Illustrations for "Little April Fool" in "Pinafores and Pantalets", ca. 1930; Florence Choate (American, 1878–1967); USA; pen and black ink, graphite on paper; 21 × 20.6 cm (8 1/4 × 8 1/8 in.); Gift of the Estate of Florence Choate; 1967-27-1

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