Harry Siddons Mowbray

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Harry Siddons Mowbray
1858-1928
The Distribution of the Diplomas of the Society of the Cincinnati
Watercolor and pencil on cream colored paper.
14 5/16 x 21 1/2 inches (364 x 546 mm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Jones.
1989.4:7
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Inscribed in pencil in scroll at upper left of the composition, "AN INCESSANT ATTENTION TO / PRESERVE INVIOLATE THOSE / EXALTED RIGHTS AND LIB- / ERTIES OF HUMAN NATURE / FOR WHICH THEY HAVE FOUGHT / AND WITHOUT THE HIGH RANK / OF A RATIONAL BEING IS A CURSE"; in pencil at lower center, four illegible words.

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Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Jones.
Notes: 

Study for a mural for the Larz Anderson House, Washington, D.C.

Associated names: 

Jones, Hugh, former owner.
Jones, Hugh, Mrs., former owner.

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