Edmund Joseph Sullivan

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Edmund Joseph Sullivan
1869-1933
The Spirit of Scotland
Dec. 1, 1923
Graphite on paper, mounted on backing sheet.
8 15/16 x 7 3/16 inches (227 x 182 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.1627
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Dated at upper right: Dec. 1, 1923; at head, in pencil, "The Spirit of Scotland "; at bottom, "DEWARS maintains the old spirit. (Of the mountains?)."

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From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
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Caption continues below: DEWARS maintains the old spirit. (Of the mountains?).
Original preliminary sketch by Edmund J. Sullivan of an advertisement for Dewar's Whiskey.
Drawing mounted on p. [3] of a folded sheet, 15 1/8 x 22 inches, with another advertising sketch by Sullivan mounted on p. [1] (see 1986.1626).

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Sketch shows a Scottish warrior, clad in kilt and cape, charging on foot with his shield and sword.

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