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    EDWARD WINDSOR KEMBLE (American, 1861-1933)
    A Battle in Crackerdom, story illustration, circa 1890
    Ink on paper
    8 x 11 inches (20.3 x 27.9 cm)
    Signed lower right: Kemble
    Inscribed along lower edge: A Battle in Crackerdom / "Unc' Billy, yer want anybody to help yer pick?"

    FROM THE JEAN AND GRAHAM DEVOE WILLIFORD CHARITABLE TRUST

    This illustration is stamped on the reverse by The Century Co., New York, dated December 1890, and signed by William Lewis Fraser, who gifted this work to George Howes Whittle.


    Condition Report*:

    Sheet is hinged to mount at top edge verso; overall slight paper discoloration; a few soft handling creases along top edge; light foxing; otherwise, this work remains in overall good condition; matted to 13 x 15 inches. Not framed.

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    June, 2015
    19th-21st Friday-Sunday
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